But San Francisco players saved some of their biggest praise for Ravens quarterback
"Flacco's a good quarterback," Willis said. "He's really becoming a quarterback of his own. He has a strong arm and there is no question about how far he can throw the ball and the strength of his arm. He can move a little bit. For us, we are going to have to play team football. Our coverages are going to have to be great and guys are going to have to get after him when they're rushing."
In one career game against the 49ers, a 16-6 Ravens victory on Nov. 24 of 2011, Flacco completed 15 of 23 passes for 161 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions. Hard-hitting 49ers safety
However, while watching film of the Ravens yesterday on the team's flight in from the West Coast, he noticed something a little different about Flacco: his ability to extend plays.
"I saw him make a play with the running back. It was like a screen play and the running back had a defender on him but he slipped through and he threw it back," Goldson said. "He extends plays and does a good job of that. He is definitely a good football player."
The play that Goldson was referring to was Flacco’s 15-yard completion to
Well aware of Flacco's ability to make plays down the field, San Francisco defensive tackle