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Evaluating the Ravens Biggest Training Camp Battles

View image | gettyimages.com It is training camp time. Time for pads, full contact practices and in depth looks into the Ravens’ playbook. In the NFL, no position is 100% secure until the final roster is released. Even then, if a player is not performing up to a team’s standards, he is still able to lose his position. As offenses and defenses become more and more complex,...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The tough questions for Ravens during summer vacation…

A few more weeks of vacay for the Ravens players and coaches—then the hard questions must be asked and a plan put in place. Hardcore Ravens fan Dom McRaven responded to an “NFL Live” segment on ESPN in which the panelists talked about who would win the AFC North. Jim Trotter chose the Bengals, while Tim Hasselbeck and Mark Brunell chose the Steelers. Stephen A. (host of...
Via Ravens Football Machine
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens TE Pitta still not medically cleared, unable to practice

Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta watched from the sidelines during the first practice of minicamp Tuesday. Pitta, recovering from a second major surgery on his hip, is still awaiting medical clearance before he can resume practicing with the team. He ran routes and caught balls on the side during voluntary OTAs, but he's unable to take the field until doctors give him the green light...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Dennis Pitta really back? (video)

Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has had a rough last couple seasons in the NFL due to injuries — both being hip injuries. When Pitta went down with the first hip injury in 2013, the Ravens had high hopes for a speedy recovery, but after the same injury occurred last September, it left the Ravens a lot more doubtful that Pitta would make a comeback for a second time. They...
Via cover32
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens not counting out Dennis Pitta

The most important catch during Wednesday's OTA session may have been one that occurred away from the main practice field.Dennis Pitta performed a layup over the goal post after catching a pass during his individual workout, according to ESPN.com's Jamison Hensley. Still recovering from a second hip surgery, Pitta has been kept out of team drills, but he looks more fluid running...
Via Fox Sports
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Has coach Harbaugh crossed out Dennis Pitta?

The Baltimore Ravens are thrilled with their two recently drafted tight ends: Maxx Williams and Nick Boyle. Williams was a steal in the second round, while Boyle, who was projected to be off the board in the sixth round, was taken by the Ravens in the fourth round of the draft. Is Williams the day one starter at tight end? Where does Boyle fit in the depth chart? Will tight end Crockett...
Via cover32
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Dennis Pitta is Not Ready to Give up on his NFL Career

Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta is hoping to return to the team for the 2015 season. Pitta has only played in seven games over the past two years after suffering a hip dislocation and fracture in consecutive years. Speaking up on his recovery process, Pitta seemed pretty optimistic about a potential return: “I feel good. But obviously it’s a process. I have an idea in...
Via Sportsnaut
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens' Pitta optimistic about playing this season

Dennis Pitta is optimistic that he can make it back to the field this season after suffering a devastating hip injury last season.Pitta went down without being touched in Week 3 against Cleveland when he suffered a dislocated and fractured right hip for the second straight year. Doubts immediately crept in about whether he'd ever even play again, but not for Pitta. "I knew I would...
Via Fox Sports
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens TE Dennis Pitta “Optimistic” About Playing This Season

Ravens TE Dennis Pitta recently mentioned that he’s “optimistic” about playing this season after he sustained a second hip injury last year. “I’m optimistic,” Pitta said, via BaltimoreRavens.com. “I feel good. But obviously it’s a process. I have an idea in mind of where I’d like to be in a couple months, but at the same ... The post Ravens TE Dennis Pitta “Optimistic”...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

It might be time to give up hope for a certain Baltimore Raven

Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta suffered a second dislocated and fractured hip injury early last season in a game against the Cleveland Browns. The injury threw a lot of us for a loop because it appeared to happen on its own, free of contact. Prior to the injury, Pitta brought down 16 receptions for 125 yards in three games. He was starting to look like the Pitta who became...
Via cover32
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens TE Dennis Pitta Hopes to Play in 2015, No Timetable For On-Field Return

Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has had his last two seasons marred by injury—the same injury, in fact. In 2013, Pitta dislocated and fractured his right hip during training camp, costing him the entire season. The injury reoccurred in September of last year and Pitta was place on injured reserve while he again underwent surgery for a hip both dislocated and fractured...
Via Sportsnaut
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens: The tight end situation

It has been a tumultuous few years for Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta, who has now missed significant time due to injuries in consecutive seasons. He suffered a fractured hip prior to the 2013 season, forcing him to sit out until Week 14, and then dislocated the same hip in Week 3 of the 2014 season, an injury that benched him for the remainder of the season. With Pitta’s...
Via isportsweb.com
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Assessing the Ravens' Tight End Situation Heading Into 2015

The biggest hope for the 2015 season regarding the Ravens and their tight ends is that Dennis Pitta will make a healthy return to the roster next season.Pitta fractured his hip in training camp in 2013, and played in only four games that year. He appeared to be healthy heading into 2014, but dislocated his hip in a Week 3 matchup against the Browns.Fortunately for the Ravens, veteran...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens TE Dennis Pitta Has Words Of Advice For Chris Clark

@clark8chris You can't go wrong playing in a TE friendly, pro-style offense with a stud like Jay as your TE coach. Good luck with everything — Dennis Pitta (@dennispitta) February 3, 2015 Baltimore Ravens TE Dennis Pitta took to twitter for the first time in months and sent out some words of advice for 2015 […] The post Ravens TE Dennis Pitta Has Words Of Advice For Chris Clark...
Via Diehardsport
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens TE And BYU Alum Dennis Pitta Advises Four-Star TE Recruit Chris Clark To Go To Michigan

Current Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta played his college football at BYU, but he has a strong and obvious connection to Jim Harbaugh, Michigan’s head coach. He’s played for Harbaugh’s brother John, the Ravens head coach, the entirety of his NFL career.  Today, Pitta went out of his way to shill for Jim’s program by actively recruiting Chris Clark, one of the nation’s...
Via College Spun
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens News: Will TE Dennis Pitta Recover After Second Hip Surgery?

Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta is expected to make a full recovery and return to the playing field in 2015, according to a press conference statement made by Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh.Pitta suffered his second season-ending injury in two years. The first injury was in 2013 when he dislocated his hip during training camp. He only played in four games that season. He...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Pitta plans to resume playing career in 2015

getty images The Ravens expect tight end Dennis Pitta to return to the football field in 2015. Pitta is on injured reserve after undergoing hip surgery following his second hip dislocation and fracture. Ravens head coach John Harbaugh expects Pitta to make a “full recovery.” “They say it has no bearing on the future. It heals 100 percent,” Harbaugh said via ESPN. “Dennis...
Via Tireball.com
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Pitta’s career in question

On Wednesday night Dennis Pitta, his wife and young son dressed in Halloween costumes making fun of his current injured status. It has been five weeks since Dennis Pitta had a second surgery to repair a fractured hip. When or if the Ravens tight end returns to the football field remains in question. “In a few months, we’ll see how I’m feeling and how things are going, and...
Via Tireball.com
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Injury Update: Baltimore seeking Dennis Pitta replacement

For at least the remainder of the season, the Baltimore Ravens will be without one of their star playmakers. Tight end Dennis Pitta, who missed twelve games in 2013 with a dislocated hip, has dislocated the same hip and has subsequently been placed on Injured Reserve.#456037424 / gettyimages.comPitta, one of Joe Flacco’s favorite targets, ended his season with 16 receptions for...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

“Steve Week” features many new faces as Ravens host Carolina Panthers…

The anticipated excitement over Ravens’ wideout Steve Smith Sr. facing his old team the Carolina Panthers this Sunday in Baltimore has been somewhat overshadowed by the current reality that the Ravens must churn their roster to make up for the season-ending injury to their best TE, Dennis Pitta. The loss of Pitta is a blow to the Ravens offense, not to mention just a devastating...
Via Ravens Football Machine
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Crockett Gillmore step up at tight end for the Baltimore Ravens?

Now that Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta is officially out for the year, the team will have to fill from within. While there is no one player on the roster who can mimic Pitta’s value, this injury won’t singlehandedly derail a Ravens offense that, through the first three weeks, looks much improved.  The offensive line, in particular, has excelled in the early parts of this season...
Via cover32 - Ravens
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has hip surgery, out for season

  Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has undergone surgery to repair a dislocated right hip and is done for the year. The operation was performed on Monday. The injury occurred in Sunday's game against Cleveland, when Pitta went down without being touched and had to be removed from the field on a cart. It's the same injury that sidelined Pitta for much of last season. Coach...
Via AP on Fox
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

This Week in Hurt: Down goes Pitta

Every week bones break and muscles rip around the NFL. We’ll take a look at the most significant injuries, and what happens next. For a sport with a whole lot of contact that can hurt quite a bit, it’s a cruel twist by the football gods that the worst injuries can often result from non-contact plays. But that’s what we saw last year when Reggie Wayne’s season ended early...
Via This Given Sunday
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Injury Update: Dennis Pitta suffers dislocated hip

It has been just over a year since Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta dislocated his hip in training camp. Unfortunately for Pitta, he did it again on Sunday and the Ravens also fear that he may have fractured his hip as well.#455873876 / gettyimages.comThe Baltimore Sun reports: Pitta dislocated his right hip for the second time in just more than a year, and it’s feared...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Recap: With Pitta’s injury fresh, Ravens win 23-21 at the Dawg Pound

MVP Lorenzo Taliaferro Entering this game in Cleveland, Lorenzo Taliaferro had zero carries in his NFL career.  That fact would make his breakthrough in this game all the less probable, however, in reality, this was eminent.  Despite strong play from Forsett, there is a noticeable lack of strength running between the tackles, and absent a crease, he has a hard time creating yards...
Via cover32 - Ravens
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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