Ravens re­lease Pitta af­ter third hip in­jury

The Washington Times Daily - - SPORTS -

OWINGS MILLS, MD. | The Bal­ti­more Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta with an in­jury waiver af­ter he hurt his right hip for a third time in prac­tice last week.

The in­jury oc­curred dur­ing an off­sea­son prac­tice ses­sion Fri­day. Each time Pitta hurt the hip pre­vi­ously, the in­jury was se­ri­ous enough to be con­sid­ered ca­reer-threat­en­ing. That ap­pears to be the case again fol­low­ing his re­lease Wed­nes­day.

The 31-year-old Pitta be­gan his ca­reer with Bal­ti­more in 2010 and caught a touch­down pass in the 2012 Su­per Bowl won by the Ravens,

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