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Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta takes impressive path to recovery from hip injury
Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta takes impressive path to recovery from hip injury

Each time the ambulance hit a pothole, Dennis Pitta experienced a new level of agony. There were so many things on his mind. Was his season over? Was his career in jeopardy? How was his wife? Serious reflection, though, would have to wait. The pain was just too consuming. Pitta lay in the back of the ambulance in the fetal position, unable to straighten his legs. His body swayed as the ambulance weaved through traffic. Each bump on the way to Columbia's MedStar Union Memorial Hospital — Liberty Road was the worst — felt like another dagger being plunged into his side. The pain medication wasn't working, so Pitta bit down on his jersey as hard as he could. ...

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