Dennis Pitta RUMORS & NEWS

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    Jamison Hensley @jamisonhensley

    Ravens TE Dennis Pitta after signing his restructured deal: "I am thankful for this opportunity to continue my...

  • Ravens' Pitta refuses to give up hope of return from hip injuries

    The Score "Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta won't allow hope of a return to the field following consecutive major hip injuries to die. Pitta dislocated and fractured his hip in July 2013. He made a remarkable return to the field in Week 14 of that season, but re-injured the hip in September 2014...." February 17

  • Dennis Pitta won't play this season, says he's not ready to retire

    Baltimore Sun "Dennis Pitta pushed back as hard as he could. He challenged doctors and defied the wishes of friends and family members just by returning to practice. But a decision had to be made and no matter how badly he wanted to be out there with his Ravens teammates, the tight end just couldn’t escape this..." November 12

  • Dennis Pitta told not safe to resume career with Ravens

    ESPN "Doctors have advised Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta that it is not safe for him to resume his NFL career after two major hip operations, league sources told ESPN. Pitta still has the ability to override the doctors' recommendations, according to sources, and continue his push to..." November 11

  • Dennis Pitta headed to IR, won’t try comeback from hip injury

    Pro Football Talk "All the advice Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta was getting pointed toward him not coming back this year, though he wanted to. It appears the doctors and the Ravens were able to convince him. Ravens coach John Habaugh just told reporters that Pitta would be placed on injured reserve, meaning he..." November 11

  • Dennis Pitta's future could be decided in next three weeks

    ESPN "After a year of discussions of whether Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta would ever play again, there's a good chance that his future will be decided over the next 21 days. Pitta, 30, who remains on the Physically Unable to Perform list, participated in his first regular-season practice..." October 22

  • Dennis Pitta returning to Ravens practice

    Baltimore Sun "Dennis Pitta will start practicing with the Ravens Wednesday, another step in the tight end’s possible return from his second career-threatening hip injury. Pitta, who is on the physically unable to perform list, has been working out after practices or before games. But this week is the first..." October 21

  • Dennis Pitta will start season on PUP list

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens haven’t ruled out Dennis Pitta from playing during the 2015 season, but head coach John Harbaugh confirmed that the best-case scenario would be the tight end returning around midseason. Pitta, who has fractured and dislocated his hip in consecutive years, remains on the physically..." August 18

  • Ravens expected to place Dennis Pitta on physically unable to perform list, sources say

    Baltimore Sun "Dennis Pitta has made significant progress in his second comeback from a fractured and dislocated right hip, but it's unclear whether the Ravens tight end will play again. Pitta is likely to begin training camp and the regular season on the physically unable to perform list, according to NFL..." July 21

  • John Harbaugh: Dennis Pitta “doing a good job” in practice

    Pro Football Talk "In late April, Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta said he was optimistic about his chances of resuming his NFL career this season after suffering serious hip injuries in each of the last two years. It doesn’t look like anything that’s happened over the last month has dimmed that optimism. Pitta..." June 04

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta had his dislocated right hip popped back in successfully Sunday night after being sedated, per a source

  • Dennis Pitta hopes to avoid Bo Jackson fate with hip injury

    Sporting News "One of Baltimore’s top receivers is through receiving ... possibly for the season but hopefully not forever after a repeat dislocation of the right hip. Dennis Pitta dislocated and fractured his right hip last July in a preseason collision with James Ihedigbo, had surgery shortly thereafter and..." September 22

  • Versatile role envisioned for Dennis Pitta

    Baltimore Sun "Dennis Pitta was in constant motion throughout the Ravens' offseason practices, making it difficult to get an accurate read on where he would line up from play to play. Signed to a five-year, $32 million contract in March, the tight end is expected to have a versatile role in new offensive..." July 09

  • Ravens' Dennis Pitta avoided grievance route that Saints' Jimmy Graham took, and lost

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens and tight end Dennis Pitta were thankful to avoid the legal standoff that just unfolded between the New Orleans Saints and star tight end Jimmy Graham. Graham lost a grievance hearing Wednesday as NFL arbitrator Stephen Burbank ruled that he's officially a tight end and only eligible..." July 03

  • Ravens Dennis Pitta counts $3.2 million against the cap in 2014

    Baltimore Beat Down "$16 million of his new contract is guaranteed. Dennis Pitta has plenty to be excited about at this time. He signed a five-year, $32 million contract that's both cap friendly for 2014 and well compensates for what he brings to the franchise on the field." March 04

  • Ravens, Pitta agree on 5-year deal

    CSN Baltimore "The Ravens have agreed to a five-year contract with tight end Dennis Pitta, first reported by the Baltimore Sun, and confirmed by CSN-Baltimore. The package is reportedly worth $32 million. Signing Pitta before Monday’s deadline to use the franchise tag is the best news the Ravens have gotten..." March 01

  • Ravens making progress on new contract for Dennis Pitta

    CBS Sports "The Ravens are making progress on a new deal with tight end Dennis Pitta, but remain far apart with left tackle Eugene Monroe, according to league sources. Pitta is older and coming off injury issues, and with complications arising as to whether he is a tight end or receiver with regards to..." February 27

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Ravens and TE Dennis Pitta are making progress to a new deal, per sources. Nothing imminent. Sides have until March 3 before he gets tagged

  • Ravens 'far apart' in ongoing Pitta talks, in negotiations with several free agents

    Baltimore Sun "Now that the Ravens have finalized their $28.5 million contract extension with Pro Bowl outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, they still have a considerable amount of unfinished business. The Ravens are in active negotiations with many of their unrestricted free agents and have scheduled meetings..." February 17

  • Ravens' Dennis Pitta feels good, is hoping to make season debut Sunday

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has waited more than four months to get back on the field. He certainly is fine with waiting a few more hours to make sure he's ready to go. Though Ravens head coach John Harbaugh was noncommittal Friday about the tight end's chances of playing Sunday, all..." December 07

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    Jim Corbett @ByJimCorbett

    John Harbaugh on Dennis Pitta: "I'm pretty hopeful he can play on Sunday."

  • Ravens uncertain about Pitta's availability

    ESPN "Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh was noncommittal on whether tight end Dennis Pitta will be activated to play Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. Pitta, who is on the Injured Reserve-Designated for Return list, has practiced since Nov. 20. "We'll go through this week and see how he..." December 02

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Haloti Ngata, Chris Canty, Dennis Pitta, Arthur Brown all at Ravens' walkthrough practice today. Brynden Trawick (ankle) not present

  • Dennis Pitta remains on injured reserve-designated to return, won't play Sunday

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens are sticking with their plan to not rush back tight end Dennis Pitta in his recovery from surgery on his fractured, dislocated right hip. Pitta remains on injured reserve-designated to return and wasn't activated before today's NFL transaction deadline, meaning he's not eligible to..." November 23

  • Dennis Pitta returns to practice

    ESPN "Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta returned to the practice field Wednesday for the first time since having surgery on his hip in late July, but neither he nor the team will reveal when the team's leading returning pass catcher will play his first game. Pitta has been on the injured..." November 21

  • Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta returning to practice today

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta is returning to practice today after fracturing and dislocating his right hip during training camp, the team announced. Pitta remains on the injured reserve-designated to return list. He's been eligible to return to practice since the sixth game of the season..." November 20

  • Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta remains on track to return later this season

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta is eligible to come off the injured reserve with a designation to return list next week, although that never was a realistic expectation for his return from a dislocated right hip. However, coach John Harbaugh said that the team remains optimistic that Pitta, who..." October 25

  • Ravens Dennis Pitta's recovery continues on the right path

    Baltimore Beat Down "Coach John Harbaugh pleased with the progress his tight end has shown while rehabbing his dislocated and fractured hip. The Ravens remain hopeful that tight end Dennis Pitta will be able to play at some point this season. After dislocating and fracturing his hip early during training camp it..." October 05

  • Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta goes on injured reserve-designated to return

    Baltimore Beat Down "The Ravens brought back Billy Bajema with Pitta going on one of the IR designations. Dennis Pitta will at least be given the opportunity to return at some point during the 2013 season. After sustaining a dislocated and fractured hip that required surgery Pitta was thought to be done for the..." September 04

  • Harbaugh: "Optimism" about Pitta's return

    CSN Baltimore "The Ravens remain optimistic that the hip injury sustained by Dennis Pitta early in preseason will not be season-ending as originally feared. Speaking with the media on Friday coach John Harbaugh said the Ravens are still considering whether to use the Injured Reserve-Designated-To-Return tag..." September 01

  • Ravens haven't ruled out Dennis Pitta for the season

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens haven't completely ruled out the possibility however slim that starting tight end Dennis Pitta might potentially be able to return late in the season from a dislocated and fractured right hip. Ravens coach John Harbaugh had previously said that Pitta would be unable to come back this..." August 14

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    John harbaugh says even injured reserve designated to return isn't an option for dennis pitta just too much damage

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Ravens TE Dennis Pitta is expected to be out for the year with a dislocated hip per ESPN source.

  • Ravens TE Dennis Pitta dislocates hip, out at 4-6 weeks

    CBS Sports "Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta dislocated his hip during practice on Saturday and will miss at least the regular season opener the team confirmed. The Ravens open the NFL season on Sept. 5 in Denver meaning Pitta will be out at least six weeks. Pitta was carted off the field during..." July 27

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Tight end Dennis Pitta carted off the field after collision with safety James Ihedigbo. Injury and severity unknown

  • Ravens Cherish Tight End Duo

    Baltimore Beat Down "When the Baltimore Ravens drafted tight ends Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta in the 3rd and 4th round respectively, of the 2010 NFL Draft, fans questioned the decision-making of GM Ozzie Newsome and his staff. After all, the team still had veteran Todd Heap on the roster, right? In addition, that..." June 29

  • Dennis Pitta and Joe Flacco: Shades of Dallas Clark and Peyton Manning?

    SB Nation "The 2012 season answered the Ed Dickson vs. Dennis Pitta conundrum in Baltimore. The two tight ends were drafted in the third and fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft, respectively, but unlike the Aaron Hernandez-Rob Gronkowski pairing in New England, the two have yet to form a symbiotic..." June 22

  • TE Dennis Pitta signs restricted tender with Ravens

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has signed his $2.023 million second-round restricted tender. Pitta drew some interest from the Miami Dolphins and San Francisco 49ers initially, but nothing materialized as far as an offer sheet. The Ravens have stated they want to sign Pitta to a long-term..." May 13

  • Second-round restricted tender for Dennis Pitta

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens have given tight end Dennis Pitta a second-round restricted free agent tender worth $2.023 million. The Ravens also extended a tender for defensive lineman Arthur Jones. There was no immediate word on the level of his tender. The Ravens are also expected to assign an original..." March 11