Dennis Pitta Will Return in 2015, Ravens Control Playoff Fate


Sep 11, 2014; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta (88) gets tackled by Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay (22) in the first quarter at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to the Daily Caw, where we round up all the latest Ravens news and notes from around the web for your convenience. Today we discuss Dennis Pitta’s future, the Ravens are once again in control of their playoff fate, Torrey Smith might miss the first game of his career, and Steve Smith has a heated exchange with a fan.

Could Torrey Smith Miss Week 15?

Smith played only 15 snaps and had zero targets against the Dolphins before he was forced to sit the rest of the game.  He has yet to miss a game in his career, but a knee sprain might bring that streak to an end this week.

Dennis Pitta Expects to Play in 2015

John Harbaugh revealed on Monday that Dennis Pitta is expecting to make a full recovery and return to the football field next season. He is under contract with the Ravens and should have no problem returning to the field if he is cleared medically.

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Steve Smith has Heated Exchange with Fan

Our money’s on Smith, just sayin’.

Kamar Aiken Fills in Admirably for Torrey Smith

Preseason hero Kamar Aiken stepped up in Torrey Smith’s absence against the Dolphins, and had a solid game with 6 catches for 65 yards and a touchdown.

Joe Flacco Catching Fire at the Right Time

Flacco is on a three game hot streak that is a big part of the reason why the Ravens are once again the hunt for a playoff spot.  In fact, it is his best multi-game showing since the Ravens’ Super Bowl run two years ago.

Ravens Control Playoff Fate…Again

The Ravens aren’t in at the moment, but they can get in even if the Bengals, Steelers, and Chargers win out.

Danny Gorrer Heads to I.R.

The Ravens lost yet another cornerback Sunday when Danny Gorrer tore ligaments in his knee.  In addition to that, Anthony Levine is going through the concussion protocol.