Joe Flacco, Browns on improbable run since QB took over as starter, veteran embracing the moment

Dec 31, 2023 4098

BY: Jonathan Jones

Steve Flacco has seen his son be a first-round draft pick, then go play in three AFC Championship Games, then win a Super Bowl and be named the MVP of the game and ultimately become the highest-paid player in NFL history. Thursday night, seated in luxury field seats at Cleveland Browns Stadium, the elder Flacco saw his son lift the former rival Browns to a playoff berth.

Steve watched as Flacco gave generous time postgame to Amazon's "Thursday Night Football'' crew, and then as his son invited his own five children onto the field for photos. Browns fans who stuck around a half-hour after watching their team beat the Jets 37-20 in Week 17 serenaded Flacco with chants, first with his surname and, later, "M-V-P." 

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