Flacco is highest-paid player in NFL history

Joe Flacco agreed to a six-year contract in excess of $120 million that makes him the highest-paid player in NFL history, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Flacco's deal surpasses the one signed by Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who reached a five-year, $100 million contract last July.

More thoughts on this record-setting contract to follow.