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While answering a question Wednesday about the Ravens' history of faltering in games following emotionally-stirring victories, Evans took aim at Flacco, saying, "[T]he bottom line is this offensive side of the ball has been poorly led by Joe Flacco after big wins. What really scares me is he comes out and runs his mouth after the [Monday night] game about how, 'I always play good. You should just watch the tape. I do this, I'm this, I'm that.' Well, don't tell people what you do. He had played the best game of his career in my opinion and then comes out and tells us about it. Don't do that. Let us praise you, and don't appear insecure because you're always having to pat yourself on the back."
Evans was referring to Flacco's reply to a question after the win against the Bengals about whether this was his year. A portion of his response included this: "I think I play good every year. I think I play good every game. Obviously, we all have things to work on and improve on. I'm doing that just as much as everyone else is."
In fairness to Evans, he did compliment Flacco, saying that quarterbacks like Flacco, Brees and Brady can take advantage of opponents that commit too many turnovers the way the