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Joe Flacco's wife, Dana, gives birth to baby boy, Stephen

Joe Flacco

is the father of an 8-pound baby boy.

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Dana Flacco, wife of the Ravens quarterback, has given birth to Stephen Flacco. The news was announced on

. Flacco's father is also named Stephen.

Flacco was excused from the second day of the Ravens' three-day mandatory minicamp Wednesday when his wife went into labor.

"Obviously, the labor started, and Joe was high-tailing up the road to Philly to be with Dana," Ravens coach

John Harbaugh

said Wednesday. "We wish them nothing but the best. They don't know if it's going to be a boy or a girl, so we're all going to find out."

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