Posted July 28, 2013 on min.scout.com
The Baltimore Ravens replaced injured TE Dennis Pitta with former Viking Visanthe Shiancoe.
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Ravens Sign TE Visanthe Shiancoe

Visanthe Shiancoe was a guest at Ravens practice on Friday, and now he’s a Raven on Sunday. A day after losing tight end Dennis Pitta for the season, the Ravens announced on Sunday afternoon that Shiancoe has agreed to a one-year contract. The Ravens were interested in Shiancoe even before Pitta got hurt, and they add a veteran tight end who appeared in four games for the Patriots last season.

Ravens Sign Visanthe Shiancoe

Visanthe Shiancoe was a guest at Ravens practice on Friday, and now he’s a Raven on Sunday. A day after losing tight end Dennis Pitta for the season, the Ravens announced on Sunday afternoon that Shiancoe has agreed to a one-year contract. The Ravens were interested in Shiancoe even before Pitta got hurt, and they add a veteran tight end who appeared in four games for the Patriots last season.

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