SANTA CLARA — Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio credited "great quarterbacks, great receivers" for opponents' ability to rack up yards against the 49ers in the playoffs.
Fangio has been a fan of Flacco since serving as a Ravens assistant during Flacco's first two seasons.
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"I remember his first (offseason training) sessions as a rookie, I said to (coach) John Harbaugh: 'You have your horse to ride for 10 years, at least.' I felt he could be a great quarterback in the league and I still feel that way.