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Dennis Pitta

31-Year-Old Tight End – Baltimore Ravens

2016 Receiving Stats

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18

Yds

183

TD

0

Avg

10.2

Tar

24

2016 Receiving Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

After dislocating his right hip in both 2013 and 2014, Pitta sat out all of 2015 while admitting he might have to retire. He’s now attempting a comeback and even participated in OTAs, but the Ravens h...

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HT: 6' 4"   WT: 238   DOB: 6/29/1985  College: Brigham Young  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Dennis Pitta Contract Information:

Pitta and the Ravens agreed to a five-year deal in February of 2014.

September 25, 2016  –  Dennis Pitta News

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Pitta caught six of eight targets for 42 yards in Sunday's 19-17 win over the Jaguars.

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Dennis Pitta NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2010 25 Bal 11 1 1 0 5 1.0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 26 Bal 16 40 405 3 56 10.1 7.2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 27 Bal 16 61 669 7 94 11.0 7.1 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 28 Bal 4 20 169 1 33 8.5 5.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 29 Bal 3 16 125 0 21 7.8 6.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 31 Bal 3 18 183 0 24 10.2 7.6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Proj 31 BAL Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Dennis Pitta

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Dennis Pitta Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2010 25 Bal 11 0.0 0.1 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 26 Bal 16 3.7 6.2 4.9 3 25 9 5 2 0 0 0 0 0
2012 27 Bal 16 6.8 10.6 8.7 4 42 13 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
2013 28 Bal 4 5.7 10.7 8.2 5 42 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
2014 29 Bal 3 4.2 9.5 6.8 5 42 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2016 31 Bal 3 6.1 12.1 9.1 6 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Proj 31 BAL Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Dennis Pitta

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Dennis Pitta – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

150

Offensive Snaps in 2016

Dennis Pitta was on the field for 150 of his team's snaps on offense in 2016.

0

Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Dennis Pitta was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Off ST
2014 166 0
2016 150 0
Dennis Pitta 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Buf 56 0 3 39 0 4 13.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Cle 45 0 9 102 0 12 11.3 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Jax 49 0 6 42 0 8 7.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Oak
5 Was
6 @NYG
7 @NYJ
8 BYE Bye Week
9 Pit
10 Cle
11 @Dal
12 Cin
13 Mia
14 @NE
15 Phi
16 @Pit
17 @Cin

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Dennis Pitta
As Compared To Other Tight Ends
Height:   6' 4"
AVERAGE
Weight:   238 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.68 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.17 sec
ELITE
Cone Drill:   6.72 sec
ELITE
Arm Length:   32.25 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   10.00 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   34 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   113 in
WEAK
Bench Press:   27 reps
ELITE
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Dennis Pitta: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Pitta led the Ravens with 12 targets, nine catches and 102 receiving yards in Sunday's win over the Browns.

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Pitta (finger) turned four targets into three catches for 39 yards in Sunday's opener against the Bills.

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Pitta (finger) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Bills.

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Pitta (finger) is expected to start Sunday against the Bills, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

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Pitta (finger) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Buffalo, ESPN's Jamison Hensley reports

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Pitta acknowledged that his spot atop the depth chart may have more to do with seniority than expected playing time.

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Pitta (finger) was a full participant at Wednesday's practice.

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Pitta (finger) was wearing a non-contact jersey during Wednesday's practice, Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports.

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Head coach John Harbaugh said Pitta (finger) is ready for Week 1 against the Bills, ESPN's Jamison Hensley reports.

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Pitta (finger) returned to practice Saturday, Jamison Hensley of ESPN reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Pitta has played just seven games over the last two seasons, due to a pair of dislocations in his right hip. The injuries are considered career-threatening, and Baltimore's decision to select Maxx Williams in the second round doesn't bode well for Pitta's future. Even if he does return, Pitta will be at increased risk for suffering a third hip injury, and he now faces serious competition at his position. On the other hand, he was arguably Joe Flacco's favorite target before the injuries derailed his career.

2014

Pitta missed the first 12 games last season recovering from a fractured and dislocated hip. It took him no time to get re-acclimated when he returned, as he saw 33 targets in his four games. Pitta was used more as a wide receiver than a tight end, lining up in the slot a league-leading 74 percent of his snaps. He'll likely see a lot of time in the slot again this season under new offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak, who loves to use tight ends in the passing game. Owen Daniels followed Kubiak from Houston to Baltimore, which makes it unlikely that Pitta will match his career-high 94 targets from 2012, but both tight ends are expected to play a lot together in two-TE sets. Pitta is a skilled route runner who has the speed to get by linebackers. And at 6-4, he can do some damage at the goal line. The Ravens also drafted Crockett Gillmore in the third round this year, but he is expected to be used as a blocking tight end.

2013

After sharing tight-end targets with Ed Dickson in 2011, Pitta exerted his superiority over his position-mate last season with 94 targets to Dickson's 33 and posted career highs across the board. And those numbers came in essentially 14 games – Pitta suffered a concusion after one snap in Week 11 and played only 11 snaps in a meaningless Week 17. Pitta's developed a nice on-field rapport with Joe Flacco, his off-field friend and road-trip roommate. Pitta was especially effective running the post in the red zone and finished with seven regular-season touchdowns, before adding three more in the playoffs. Pitta's biggest strength might be his route-running, which makes it difficult for bigger defenders to stay with him in coverage. This season, Baltimore will be without the services of Anquan Boldin and his 112 targets, meaning Pitta could play an even larger role in the passing attack, particularly in the red zone. Pitta had only 13 red-zone targets a year ago, but could see some of Bolden’s nine directed his way in 2013.

2012

Pitta worked his way into a bigger role in the offense as last season progressed, getting five of his six red-zone targets and all three of his touchdowns in the final nine games. He also added a touchdown in the playoffs. Other than Ed Dickson’s 14-target performance Week 10 in Seattle, Pitta received a similar number of targets and receiving yards in the second half of the season. An injury to one would greatly increase the value of the other, but for now it appears they’ll share targets, making neither a particularly attractive fantasy play.

2011

With Todd Heap gone, Pitta should see the field more often. Still, coaches regard Ed Dickson as a much higher upside tight end prospect. If Pitta sees regular playing time, it will likely be in a platoon.

2010

Pitta and Ed Dickson were both drafted as great pass-catching tight ends to compete with Todd Heap. Neither is expected to take over a starting spot just yet, though coaches are very high on their abilities. Pitta doesn't have the athleticism of Dickson, but is currently the better blocker which could allow him to see the field quicker.