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All eyes have been on tight end Dennis Pitta to be one of Joe Flacco’s go-to receivers this season. But after suffering from a dislocated hip during training camp, someone else on the Baltimore Ravens roster will have to step up to replace Pitta after the season-ending injury.
That shouldn’t be too hard with Ed Dickson in the lineup, right?
Nothing comes that easy in football.
Ed Dickson left training camp on Sunday after suffering a slight hamstring tear. The team has decided to bench Dickson for a couple weeks to recover.
Prior to the injury, Dickson was focusing on connecting more with Flacco, since he would be taking on Pitta’s role. Pitta and Flacco are known for being great friends, a quality that shows on the field. Pitta has been Flacco’s safe choice when it comes to receivers and Dickson wanted to establish the same kind of chemistry with his the quarterback.
Visanthe Shiancoe (Photo credit: baltimoreravens.com)
With Pitta out for the season and Dickson’s return date still ...
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The Ravens are obviously desperate for help out wide after they gave away Boldin for a $5 foot long and lost Pitta for the season. Ray Rice is versatile enough to line up out wide and according to Chris Mortensen, that’s exactly what the Ravens will do. This will allow them to use Bernard Pierce more in the running game.
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It’s not a season-ending injury like the one starter Dennis
Pitta suffered, but the Baltimore Ravens will be without tight end Ed Dickson
for a couple of weeks as he recovers from a slightly torn hamstring, the team
TE Ed Dickson has a slight hamstring tear and will be out a couple of weeks.
— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) August 5, 2013
Following the news of the...
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And it's something he's not taking for granted either.
You might expect a little letdown on the pace of practice now that the first preseason game is only a day away in Tampa. But the Ravens coaches have their pedals to the metal. I can almost hear what Ozzie Newsome (GM) is thinking--- "Weed out the rookies and free agents now, not later...we've got some veteran talent that we'll need to make room for when free agents get...
Ravens tight end Visanthe Shiancoe has been practicing with the first team just a week after signing with the team.Fantasy Spin:Ed Dickson will start and be the tight end to have on your roster, but the Ravens have used multiple tight ends over the past seasons and Shiancoe could get a decent portion of the workload.
For the Ravens, it will be interesting to watch the wide receivers, especially young guys Tommy Streeter, Tandon Doss, LaQuan Williams and Deonte Thompson. With the trade of Anquan Boldin, there is an open race for playing time at the receiver position, and at least one of these young guys will have a chance to [...]
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The Baltimore Ravens will travel to Raymond James Stadium to play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in what will be both teams first preseason game of 2013.
While the game will be watered down with backups, and players destined for the practice squad it will represent the first opportunity for fans of both teams to see some of their starters take the field for the first time.
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