Ravens release Pitta after third hip injury
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,