Looks like the Joe Flacco era may be starting in Cleveland.
It seems that the Cleveland Browns have activated Joe Flacco to the roster from the practice squad, listing him as the 2nd QB behind DTR who was knocked silly last week and is still in concussion protocol. I don't think it's realistic to believe DTR will play after being an observer all week.
Reports coming from the Browns have been complimentary of Flacco's involvement in meetings and what he's shown in practice. I guess he still has plenty of zip on the ball and is still able to make "all the throws" anywhere on the field. When he played for the Ravens I was always impressed with his deep passes, but the most exciting thing for me is to finally see a QB who's taller than the players around him. Flacco is listed at 6'6"/235 and the picture below represents that well with him standing next to PJ Walker who is listed at 5'11"/210. DTR comes in at 6'1"/205.
The Cleveland Browns have developed a bad habit of signing QB's that tend to be on the short side of the spectrum so it'll be exciting to see what Joe Flacco does. I'm trying to be realistic, the guys 37 years old and hasn't played for a year but he looks to have stayed in shape and ready while he waited to be contacted. If nothing else, I think his experience will help, it's just a bummer that he's coming in when the team is sort of hobbled with injuries on the offensive side of things. Maybe he'll be the spark that gets things going.