Originally Posted by DDNYjets
They invested in offense.
To me this is the difference. Two quarterbacks, Flacco and Sanchez with big question marks. Jets erode all playmakers around Sanchez, while the Ravens add Boldin, Torrey Smith, Dickson and others, all the while pounding the rock behind Rice and now Pierce.
Not to say Sanchez would not have still flopped, but I wished they could have surrounded him with playmakers before concluding that he was done.
+1 also to Harbaugh, was a great hire, makes us look all the more foolish for having Rex at the helm.