After possible career ending injury, Ravens release Pitta

After another injury setback, the Baltimore Ravens have released Dennis Pitta. Using PFF data, we look back at Pitta's 2016 season.

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After possible career ending injury, Ravens release Pitta


  • The Baltimore Ravens have released Dennis Pitta after the tight end re-injured his hip during OTAs.
  • Returning from the same injury in 2016, Pitta led all tight ends with 50 receptions from the slot.
  • His 1.35 yards per route run average from the slot ranked 18th at the position, while his overall YPRR average of 1.36 ranked 27th among tight ends.
  • With 116 targets in 2016, Pitta ranked third behind only Carolina’s Greg Olsen and Minnesota’s Kyle Rudolph.
  • Other tight ends on the Ravens roster combined for just 35 total targets in 2016.

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