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Joe Flacco To Portray Johnny Unitas In Upcoming Film

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BALTIMORE (WJZ)—Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is the face of the franchise. Now he’s going to play the face of the most celebrated athlete in Baltimore history.

According to WJZ’s media partner, the Baltimore Sun, Flacco has agreed to portray the late Johnny Unitas in an upcoming film called “Unitas We Stand.”

Flacco will play Unitas in the final scenes of the Colts’ 1958 championship game victory.

Flacco says he’s honored and looking forward to the role.

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