Will Joe Flacco get a big contract?

Updated: January 30, 2013, 11:17 AM ET
By Adam Schefter

Adam Schefter answers reader questions in his mailbag once a week during the NFL season. Got a query of your own? Submit it here.

Q: The Atlanta Falcons could lose William Moore and Brent Grimes. How do you think they will approach free agency? Can they re-sign both or franchise one? Thanks!

-- Hank (Georgia)

A: It's tough to franchise Grimes coming off the Achilles injury, Hank, but Moore would be a prime candidate for a franchise tag. For starters, safety franchise tags are very affordable and it would ensure that Atlanta would get to retain a player that meant an awful lot to its secondary. The Falcons would like to bring back Grimes, but he's coming off a significant injury that will prevent Atlanta and others from rewarding him with the type of contract he could have gotten if he was healthy. Grimes might look to sign a one-year deal worth a decent amount of money, which allows him the chance to get back to playing and proving he is worth the big money he could have gotten.

Q: Is it a foregone conclusion that Joe Flacco will sign a long-term deal with the Baltimore Ravens? Who do you like to win the Super Bowl?

-- Ken (D.C.)