The mantra became popular during the San Francisco 49ers meteoric rise to prominence in 2011-2013. Then former Niners head coach Jim Harbaugh would shout “Who’s got it better than us?!” when breaking team huddles to which his players would respond “Nobody!”
We later learned that this mantra was a staple of the Harbaugh family brought to the forefront by father Jack and passed on to sons John and Jim, as well as daughter Joanie Harbaugh.
We know that Ravens head coach John Harbaugh defeated brother Jim in the Super Bowl 47 to give the Baltimore Ravens their second Vince Lombardi Trophy. Jim would have just two more seasons in the NFL ranks before departing for the head coaching gig at Michigan (his alma mater) while John would continue to lead the Ravens to winning seasons in the NFL.
For some reason this mantra popped into my mind as the Ravens head home for roughly six weeks prior to the start of 2019 training camp on July 25. I started to reflect on who has had it better than us since the return of football to Baltimore in 1996.The list of fanbases that do is not a long one. Continue reading