Ravens QB Flacco sets NFL record with five TDs in first 16:03 of game

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Life Comes Next Moment: Flacco throws five TDs in record-setting day
Sunday October 12th, 2014

In Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco threw five touchdowns in the first 16 minutes and 3 seconds of the game, which is the fastest in the NFL since the 1970 merger, according to the NFL.

Entering Sunday, Flacco had a passer rating of 87.8, and had completed 62.3 percent of his passes for 1,290 yards and seven touchdowns. He has thrown three interceptions this season.

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At halftime, the Ravens led 38-0, eventually winning 48-17. Flacco finished the day 21-of-29 for 306 yards and the five touchdowns. 

Before Sunday, Flacco had never thrown five touchdowns in an NFL game.

With the win, the Ravens moved to 4-2 on the season while Tampa Bay dropped to 1-5. 

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