April 12, 2016 - Aaron Wilson
Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta restructures deal, wants to play this season
Baltimore Ravens veteran tight end Dennis Pitta wants to play again this season and is going to mount a comeback. Pitta is expected to participate in the Ravens' offseason program. "When Dennis has an announcement to make, he'll make it," the Ravens said in a statement. Pitta has twice dislocated and fractured his right hip and undergone surgeries. Pitta tried to play last season, but wasn't activated. The Ravens signed Pitta to a five-year, $32 million deal before the 2014 season that included $16 million guaranteed. Since that contract, Pitta has played in three games with 16 receptions. Pitta's contract has been restructured, according to The Baltimore Sun. Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.