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Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Wake-up caw: Dennis Pitta's silent treatment

By Jamison Hensley

The original timetable for tight end Dennis Pitta to return was somewhere from middle to late November. Well, it's Nov. 20 and Pitta remains on the injured reserve designated for return list.

Why hasn't there been more definitive information about the return of tight end Dennis Pitta? As The Baltimore Sun's Jeff Zrebiec points out, Pitta hasn’t spoken to the media since he suffered the hip dislocation in training camp.

"So it’s impossible for us to truly know how or what he is feeling," Zrebiec wrote. "However, we do know that Pitta hasn’t resumed practicing yet, meaning his return to game action isn’t imminent."

Dallas Clark has provided some clutch catches recently, but the Ravens aren't getting anywhere near the consistent production out of the tight end position with Pitta on the sideline. At 4-6, the Ravens need any help they can get and the return of Pitta would provide a significant boost, just like Ray Lewis did last season.

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