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Ravens QB Joe Flacco admits being Lamar Jackson’s backup ‘not the most fun position’

The Baltimore Ravens are headed in another direction at the quarterback position. Head coach John Harbaugh decided earlier in the season to make a change by benching veteran Joe Flacco in favor of rookie Lamar Jackson.

The move has been a game changer for Baltimore as they went on to win the AFC North division title and now will face the Los Angeles Chargers in the AFC Wild Card game. Even though Flacco is healthy enough to get back on the field, Harbaugh is sticking with his rookie phenom at quarterback, according to ESPN’s Jamison Hensley.

Joe Flacco will back up Lamar Jackson in Sunday’s wild-card game against the Los Angeles Chargers, just six years after he led the Baltimore Ravens to a Super Bowl championship.

Apparently, the backup role in Baltimore isn’t exactly sitting well with Flacco. The longtime starter has accepted the change and said the following heading into the matchup with the Chargers, via Hensley.

“I don’t know if it’s going to be any more different or not,” Flacco said after Friday’s practice. “It’s definitely not the most fun position in the world. It is what it is.”

Jackson appears to be the future of face of the franchise leaving Flacco’s future uncertain, to say the least. That being said, Sunday’s game against the Chargers could be the last time Flacco will be seen on the Ravens sideline.

Fortunately for Flacco, there’s bound to be some interested teams during the NFL offseason.

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