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Is Flacco stark Raven mad? Well, no

Scheduling 2014 Super Bowl for Northern New Jersey in February is one bad idea

Updated: January 29, 2013, 4:21 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco used a deplorable word ("retarded") Monday when asked about wintry sites like New York and New Jersey hosting the Super Bowl. But beyond the poor word choice, I agree with him: If I were an NFL player, I wouldn't want to bust a gut from July 'til January to get to the Super Bowl and then risk having to play in a blizzard like the one that hit the 2001 playoff game at Foxboro Stadium before New England's Adam Vinatieri was asked to slalom out and kick the ...

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