Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 7/28/13
Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta is lost for the season after undergoing hip surgery, a major blow to the team's bid to repeat as Super Bowl champions. Pitta was hurt Saturday, the third day of training camp, when he collided with safety James Ihedigbo in the back of the end zone while going for a pass from Joe Flacco. He was operated on Saturday night. "Dennis out for the year," coach John Harbaugh said Sunday. "It's the type of thing that he's not going to be able to come back from this year. There's enough damage in there." Harbaugh said Baltimore won't know the full extent of Pitta's injury until getting the results of a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exam. But this much is certain: Pitta won't be part of the team's effort to win back-to-back titles. Pitta was one of the centerpieces of the Ravens' offense during their run to a Super Bowl championship last season, and he was expected to take on an even bigger role this season after Baltimore traded top wide receive...
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