Thinking 'Bout Thursday - Ravens vs Steelers

Two Thursday night football games down already and we've seen two blowouts. Based on the 5 most previous matchups between the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers, we figured it would be a close low scoring game. However the Ravens came out on top 26-6. Both teams are now 1-1.#455288544 / gettyimages.comBaltimore dominated this game on both sides of the ball. Their defense...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thursday Night Football Breakdown

First things first, you have to imagine the Pittsburgh Steelers have the mental edge over the Baltimore Ravens heading into Thursday Night. Not only is it a short week, but the Ravens have the headache and distraction of the Ray Rice drama. Must be hard to focus on football when the team is surrounded by all this negative attention.But hey, there's a game to be played#124673138...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thursday Night Football Preview — Steelers at Ravens

Source: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America This Thursday night the Steelers head down to Baltimore in a clash of bitter AFC North rivals. Pittsburgh will try to take advantage of a team that has been on a downward spiral since winning the Super Bowl and has been embroiled in controversy this past week. Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown will try to exploit a Ravens’ defense...
Via The Fantasy Fix
4 days ago  |  Discuss

As the season nears, which Baltimore Ravens should be fantasy targets?

With the first taste of real football just under two weeks away, let’s take a look at some of the “studs” on the Ravens who could come in handy for your fantasy football team. 1. Torrey Smith Mark my words: Torrey Smith will be the best fantasy player on the Ravens this year. Smith has improved his statistics every year since coming into the NFL, and with a revamped offense...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Baltimore Ravens TE Dennis Pitta’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers, Bengals and Panthers Are The Top Priced Ravens Tickets Of 2014

Last season the Baltimore Ravens missed the playoffs as the defending Super Bowl champs. They had tons of turnover, and the offense sputtered without tight end Dennis Pitta and receiver Anquan Boldin. Still, at 8-8 the Ravens were just a win away from making the postseason, and they certainly can make it this year. Continuity and better luck will certainly help, but the lack of elite...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Which receivers will soar in the Baltimore Ravens offense?

With so many new additions to the Ravens receiving core, it makes one wonder who will have the best season statistically. As of right now, the 53-man roster is not set, so it is hard to say who stays and goes, but the surefire locks will most definitely make an impact. The locks to make the roster are Torrey and Steve Smith, speedster Jacoby Jones, and the impressive undrafted...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: How many games the 2014 Baltimore Ravens will win, hot WAGs, more

Even if it’s preseason, it certainly feels good to see football back on the tube. In case you missed it the best columns from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - Team by team: Why 2014 will be a successful season (READ) - Power Rankings: Rating the hottest WAG from each NFL team (READ) - Team by team: Why 2014 could be a failure (READ) - The 10 best NFL prop...
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August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens TE Dennis Pitta ranked 9th best in NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With the Hall of Fame Game now in the books, the 2014 NFL season is now underway. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens’ Dennis Pitta ranked top-10 fantasy TE option

With training camps getting underway this week, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

TE Camp: Gary Kubiak’s two-headed tight end monster

Training camp is a time when teams start to come together and help not only each other come together, but the team as well. Some camps might be harder than others, especially when it comes to earning a spot on the roster and keeping a job on an NFL team. Heading into training camp, the tight end position seems to be one of the stronger positions on the offense — if not the strongest...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Versatile role envisioned for Dennis Pitta

Dennis Pitta was in constant motion throughout the Ravens' offseason practices, making it difficult to get an accurate read on where he would line up from play to play. Signed to a five-year, $32 million contract in March, the tight end is expected to have a versatile role in new offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak's offensive system. That includes everything from Pitta being...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens' Dennis Pitta avoided grievance route that Saints' Jimmy Graham took, and lost

The Ravens and tight end Dennis Pitta were thankful to avoid the legal standoff that just unfolded between the New Orleans Saints and star tight end Jimmy Graham. Graham lost a grievance hearing Wednesday as NFL arbitrator Stephen Burbank ruled that he's officially a tight end and only eligible for a $7.035 million tight end franchise tag rather than the far more lucrative ...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Injury Update: Dennis Pitta feels '100 percent' after last years hip injury

The Baltimore Ravens weren't immune to injuries last year, nor were the rest of the 31 teams in the NFL. Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta had a memorable postseason run on the way to hoisting the Super Bowl XLVII trophy with three touchdowns in four games, including one in the Superdome.  Yet on July 27, 2013, he dislocated and fractured his hip when he fell to the ground catching...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Baltimore Ravens TE Dennis Pitta not named top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens draft C.J. Mosley: ‘Best available player on our board’

Baltimore Ravens drafted linebacker C.J. Mosley at No. 17 overall Thursday night. “He was the best available player on our board, and he would have been the best available player on the board at 10,” Ravens assistant general manager Eric DeCosta said. “We think he’s a great football player. We’re very excited to get him.”’ Mosley is 6-foot-2, 235-pounds, and the first...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens looking to bring Dickson back?

After being selected in the third round of the 2010 draft — ahead of tight ends Dennis Pitta and Jimmy Graham — much was expected of Ed Dickson in a Ravens uniform.  Possessing the athleticism that is coveted at the position, there was more excitement for the Oregon product than there was Pitta. However, now that we stand at the beginning of the 2014 season, Ravens fans changed...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens gave Dennis Pitta $16 million guaranteed

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to Tom Pelissero of USA TODAY Sports,  Dennis Pitta’s new contract with the Ravens will pay him $16 million guaranteed. Dennis Pitta's new deal with #Ravens included $16M guaranteed — $11M signing bonus, plus gtd bases of $1M in 2014 and $4M in 2015. — Tom Pelissero ...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens: Dennis Pitta signs a five-year contract

Baltimore Ravens: Dennis Pitta signs a five-year contractThe Baltimore Ravens have come to terms with tight end Dennis Pitta on a five-year contract. With Pitta’s contract, the veteran will stay in Baltimore and will not hit the unrestricted free agency market in a few days. Pitta has quickly emerged as one of the key players on the Ravens’ offense over the past few years. But...
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

I Pitta The Fool! (Sorry.)

In a move that's sure not to make people forget that Ray Rice uppercut (what normal-sized people would refer just simply as 'punched') his wife and could only carry her a few yards (just like a football, how cute!), the Ravens reached a five-year deal worth $32 million with tight end Dennis Pitta. In a news conference later today, the deal will be officially announced...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens sign Dennis Pitta to five-year, $32 million deal

Going into this offseason the Baltimore Ravens had two priories: lock up tight end Dennis Pitta and offensive tackle Eugene Monroe to long-term deals.One down, one to go.By Thibous via Wikimedia CommonsThe Ravens have agreed to a five-year, $32 million deal with Pitta, according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. With Pitta now locked up, the Ravens will turn their attention...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens: Dennis Pitta Agrees to Long-Term Deal

Dennis Pitta isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Pitta and the Ravens have agreed to terms on a 5-year $32 million dollar contract, according to sources. Pitta’s deal will keep him in Baltimore through the 2018 season. Last July, Pitta suffered a fractured and dislocated right hip in what could have been a career ending injury. Pitta recovered to play the final four games catching...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Pitta and Ravens agree to a five-year deal

Will Brinson of CBS Sports reports the Baltimore Ravens have reached an agreement with tight end Dennis Pitta to a new five-year contract that will keep him in Baltimore through the 2018 season. The contract is reportedly worth $32 million, which would give Pitta an average annual salary of around $6.5 million.After posting career high numbers in catches (61), receiving yards (669...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Pitta, Ravens agree to new contract extension

The Baltimore Ravens and tight end Dennis Pitta have agreed to a new contract extension.  Pitta was given a five-year deal with $32 million. Ravens gave TE Dennis Pitta a five-year deal worth $32 million, per sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 28, 2014 This is great news for the Ravens, as they were in a sticky situation with how they would franchise tag him. ...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Pitta signs 5-year deal to stay with Ravens

Earlier this week our own Anthony Aidonidis posted "A Call to Arms" piece on potential Ravens free-agent Dennis Pitta. That is no longer a possibility as Pitta has signed a five-year deal to remain with the Ravens. The deal is reportedly worth somewhere in the neighborhood of 32 million dollars.Al Bello/Getty ImagesPitta missed the majority of this past season after suffering...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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