DENNIS PITTA NEWS

Dennis Pitta’s career possibly over

Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has been placed on season-ending injured reserve after failing to properly recover from a hip injury well enough for doctors to clear him to return to game action this year. Pitta, who has twice dislocated and fractured his hip in the past two seasons, was on the PUP List and hoping to progress enough to take the field again in 2015. Sadly...
Via EndZoneScore
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

What does the future hold for Dennis Pitta with the Baltimore Ravens?

Dennis Pitta (88) reacts after catching a touchdown pass against the San Francisco 49ers in the second quarter in Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports After spending the beginning of the season on the PUP list, the Baltimore Ravens moved Dennis Pitta to the injured reserve this past week which officially ends his season...
Via isportsweb.com
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens place recovering Dennis Pitta on injured reserve

Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta will be placed on injured reserve after doctors advised him that it was unsafe for him to return from right hip surgery.The 30-year-old Pitta said Wednesday that he will continue to rehabilitate his injured hip with hopes of playing next year.Pitta caught a touchdown pass in the Super Bowl following the 2012 season before fracturing and dislocating his...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens TE Pitta to be placed on IR following hip surgery

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta will be placed on injured reserve after doctors advised him that it was unsafe for him to return from right hip surgery. The 30-year-old Pitta said Wednesday that he will continue to rehabilitate his injured hip with hopes of playing next year. Pitta caught a touchdown pass in the Super Bowl following the 2012 season before...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Dennis Pitta told resuming football career would be unsafe

Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has reportedly been told that it is not safe for him to resume his NFL career after two hip operations. While the final decision on Pitta’s future rests with the player himself, sources told ESPN that doctors have advised him that returning to the field would be unsafe. As a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens TE Dennis Pitta won't play this season, not ready to retire

Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta will not play this season, heeding the advice of doctors who told him the risk of doing more damage to his twice-dislocated hip was too high. Pitta will not yet retire, according to The Baltimore Sun, as he plans to continue to build strength in his hip area to reduce the risk of another injury. The six-year veteran had been practicing since...
Via Fox Sports
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens give Dennis Pitta deadline to decide football future

Injuries can destroy athletic careers, and Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta might be the next name added to that unfortunate list. ESPN reported doctors have advised the 30-year-old to retire from the NFL because it is too dangerous to return from a pair of major hip operations. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport said the Ravens have given him a deadline for the decision. Doctors...
Via Sportsnaut
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Wednesday is decision day for Ravens TE Dennis Pitta

The Baltimore Ravens and tight end Dennis Pitta must decide by 4 p.m. Wednesday if he is going to resume his career this season.Pitta, coming off a second surgery for a dislocated hip, returned to practice on Oct. 21, opening up a 21-day window for him to be activated to the 53-man roster or head to season-ending injured reserve. If Pitta isn't activated, he has said it might be...
Via Fox Sports
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens' Harbaugh: Decision to return is in Pitta's court

If Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta wants to resume his career this season, he'll have to decide in the next two weeks. Pitta came off the physically unable to perform list last Wednesday, opening up a 21-day window for the Ravens to activated him to the 53-man roster. The decision to launch a comeback attempt will ultimately be made by Pitta, according to head coach John Harbaugh...
Via Fox Sports
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens TE Dennis Pitta’s career nearing an end?

Baltimore Ravens Tight End Dennis Pitta is fighting back from a hip injury for the second time in his career, and it may determine if he plays another game. Pitta is currently on the Ravens’ PUP list and is eligible to return in three weeks.  Pitta says that he is feeling good and he has been rehabbing to play again this season.  If the Ravens decide to not activate Pitta off...
Via Sports-Glory
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens' Pitta practicing, hopeful to resume career

The next three weeks will be pivotal period not only in Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta's season, but also his career.Pitta, working his way back from a twice dislocated hip, returned for his second straight day of practice Thursday, 13 months after he suffered the injury in Cleveland. Baltimore has a 21-day window to activate Pitta from the physically unable to perform list or he...
Via Fox Sports
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens TE Dennis Pitta Could Retire, Depending On How Things Go Over Next 3 Weeks

Jamison Hensley of ESPN writes that there’s a “good chance” Ravens TE Dennis Pitta‘s future in the NFL will be determined over the next three weeks. Baltimore has a three-week window in which they’ll have to decide whether or not to activate him from the Physically Unable to Perform list. Pitta returned to practice in recent and days and was surprised by how well his surgically...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens officially place TE Dennis Pitta on PUP list

Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta will officially miss the first six weeks of the regular season after getting placed on the physically unable to perform list Monday. Pitta is still working his way back from a second major hip surgery and was limited to working out on the side during training camp. He'll be eligible to return in Week 7 against Arizona, but he'll need to get medical clearance...
Via Fox Sports
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens Officially Place TE Dennis Pitta On PUP List, Cut Two

The Baltimore Ravens announced Tuesday that they have officially placed TE Dennis Pitta on the physically unable to perform list, as they get their roster down to 75 players. The Ravens also waived OL De’Ondre Wesley and OT Darryl Baldwin. This move will cost Pitta the first six games of the regular season, but will also buy him ... The post Ravens Officially...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens' Pitta out of Action until Mid-season

Baltimore tight end Dennis Pitta is recovering from his second hip dislocation and surgery in two years, and whilst he participated in individual and positional drills at the earlier OTA's and minicamp, Pitta has been on the PUP list since training camp began. This news in not especially shocking, as it was always doubtful Pitta would recover in time for the beginning of the regular...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens TE Dennis Pitta to miss first six games of season

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh confirmed that tight end Dennis Pitta will miss at least the first six games of the regular season.  Pitta will remain on the physically-unable-to-perform list as he recovers from a second surgery on his hip. Harbaugh revealed Tuesday that the best-case scenario is a midseason return for Pitta, who has played just seven games the last two seasons...
Via Fox Sports
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Storylines to Follow During Ravens Training Camp

As Ravens training camp takes place, here are some storylines you should be following. 1. Dennis Pitta Will Be Put On The PUP List. View image | gettyimages.com It seems that Dennis Pitta isn’t recouping as fast as the Ravens would like. The 30 year old TE has been hit with two season ending hip injuries, the most recent occurred just a few weeks into the 2014 season....
Via TopSportsReport
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Three reasons why the future of Dennis Pitta remains foggy

The moment a lot of Baltimore Ravens fans hoped wouldn’t come is here. Ravens star tight end Dennis Pitta has officially been placed on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. This comes just before the start of training camp. This news shouldn’t come as much of a surprise to Ravens fans given Pitta’s history of injury and the fact that there hasn’t been much clarity...
Via cover32
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Dennis Pitta expected to be placed on the PUP list

Dennis Pitta has had a series of unfortunate hip injuries that have only allowed him to play in just seven games over the last two seasons. And it looks like he’ll be missing more. Pitta has been a solid tight end for the Baltimore Ravens, becoming quarterback Joe Flacco’s favorite target in the redzone. Back in 2013, Pitta fractured and dislocated his right hip prior to...
Via EndZoneScore
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens fans react to Dennis Pitta’s probable PUP list fate…

TE Dennis Pitta, age 30, 6-4, 245, drafted in the 4th round in 2010 out of BYU… You couldn’t ask to meet a nicer guy than Dennis Pitta. He should be entering the 6th year of his career as a receiving TE in his physical prime. But coming back from his second hip fracture in the previous two years is going to be problematic. Pitta meant a lot to Joe Flacco’s offense in the Super...
Via Ravens Football Machine
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ravens TE Dennis Pitta Likely to Open Season on PUP List

Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta is hopeful to make a return sometime in the 2015 season after suffering a season-ending hip injury three weeks into the 2014 campaign. However, it is being reported by Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun that the tight end is likely to be put on the PUP list prior to training camp, which would cause him to miss the first six games of the regular...
Via Sportsnaut
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: TE Dennis Pitta headed for PUP list

Looks like Baltimore Ravens veteran tight end Dennis Pitta may be a shoe-in to begin the season on the team's PUP list, per The Baltimore Sun.  As of now, Pitta has not been medically cleared to practice. CBS Sports: "A couple of things are going to have to happen for him to play ultimately," head coach John Harbaugh said during minicamp in June. "No. 1, he has to be cleared...
Via 60 Max Power O
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens' Pitta likely to begin season on PUP list

If Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta plans to resume his playing career in 2015, he may have to wait until Week 7.  Pitta is likely to begin the season on the physically unable to perform list, according to a report in The Baltimore Sun. Such a move would force Pitta to miss the first six games of the season as he recovers a second time from a career-threatening hip injury.  Pitta...
Via Fox Sports
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens TE Dennis Pitta Expected To Open Season On PUP List

Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun, citing league sources, reports that Ravens TE Dennis Pitta is expected to open training camp and the regular season the on the physically unable to perform list. This really isn’t a huge surprise after Pitta sustained a second hip injury last year. However, it appears as though his career could ...The post Ravens TE Dennis Pitta Expected To Open...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 21, 2015  |  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
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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