How Bad Has Joe Flacco Been In 2017? This One Stat Encapsulates His Futility

The Ravens might be 4-5 on the season and losers of three of their last four games, but they remain firmly in the playoff chase, currently just one game out of the final wild-card spot. All this even while having one of the league's most inept offenses.

How bad has it been? Consider this mind-numbing stat, courtesy of The Packers Wire's Zach Kruse:

This season, Joe Flacco has more completions for negative yards (12) than completions of at least 20 yards (10).

— Zach Kruse (@zachkruse2) November 14, 2017

There's more:

Joe Flacco is averaging 5.3 yards/attempt over 291 attempts in 2017. Only 23 times since 1970 has a QB averaged fewer than 5.4 yards/attempt on at least 250 attempts. Not a pretty list: pic.twitter.com/ygNVl01aHB

— Zach Kruse (@zachkruse2) November 14, 2017

The Packers, who are without Aaron Rodgers, possibly for the rest of the season, will host the Ravens on Sunday. And while Brett Hundley has struggled as Rodgers' replacement, he had his best game of the season last week when he completed 72 percent of his passes, including this Rodgers-esque game-clinching touchdown to Davante Adams: