Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 7/27/13
Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta is undergoing surgery and will miss the entire 2013 season after fracturing his hip in practice on Saturday, a source tells FOXSports.com. Pitta was carted off the field after colliding with safety James Ihedigbo in the back of the end zone vying for a pass from Joe Flacco. The receiver lay prone for several minutes before the cart arrived. The Ravens begin defense of their Super Bowl title on Sept. 5 in Denver. After practice, a somber Harbaugh said, "Dennis has a dislocated hip. We'll have to take a look at that and see exactly what it is. It's a serious injury. He is going to be out for a while. He will not be in the Denver game and we'll just have to play it from there to see how long it goes." Pitta was preparing for his fourth season with Baltimore. The 6-foot-4, 245-pounder caught 61 passes for 669 yards and seven touchdowns last season. In the playoffs, Pitta had 14 catches for 163 yards and three scores. With Pitta gone, the Rav...
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