Dennis Pitta Update Coming Soon, Biggest Salary Cap Questions


Sep 21, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta (88) was hurt on this play against the Cleveland Browns during the second quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ron Schwane-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to the Daily Caw, where we round up all the latest Ravens news and notes from around the web.  Today we await word on the future of Dennis Pitta, look at the biggest salary cap question facing the Ravens, the latest wide receiver signing, and find out that Joe Flacco had a hand in the Marc Trestman hiring.

Biggest Salary Cap Question Facing Ravens

Russell Baxter thinks that it is Dennis Pitta, but we believe that he is third behind both Lardarius Webb and Haloti Ngata.  His decision is kind of a head scratcher because Pitta’s $4 million dollar salary is fully guaranteed for 2015, unless he chooses to retire.

Ravens Sign WR Aldrick Robinson

Robinson spent the last five weeks of the 2014 season on the practice squad, and was a 2011 sixth round pick of the Redskins.

Joe Flacco helped select Marc Trestman

It’s no surprise that the mild mannered Flacco hit it off with the mild mannered Trestman.  And the potential chemistry between the two is a big part of the reason why John Harbaugh wanted to hire the former Bears head coach.

Dennis Pitta Update Coming Soon

Speaking of Dennis Pitta, John Harbaugh told the press that the team expects an update on his progress in the next couple of weeks.  Harbaugh was initially “cautiously optimistic” about Pitta’s prospects for the coming season, but his tone yesterday seemed more cautious than optimistic.

Next: Projecting Ravens Free Agent Contract Offers

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