Originally Posted by Hoofbite
Cause in a situation with less than a minute and the opposing offense has the ball and 70 yards to go your offense can't do anything.
That's the point. They wouldn't have the ball if Denver got another first down. And I trust Peyton enough to complete a pass when the D is stacking up to stop the run. Worse case is the Ravens have an extra 30 seconds and still have to go 70 yds with no TOs(which obviously they were able to do anyways).