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Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta anticipating a lot of attention from Patriots

Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta anticipating a lot of attention from Patriots

After a nine-reception, 90-yard, two-touchdown performance against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, tight end Dennis Pitta considers himself a marked man by opposing defenses in the future.

The invisible target on Pitta’s No. 88 jersey will begin Monday night against the New England Patriots, who pay a good deal of attention to opposing tight ends, Pitta said.

“They’ll try to jam you off the line with a defensive end or a linebacker and then they’ll play coverage over the top,” Pitta said after Thursday’s practice. “It does become more challenging against those guys to get good releases and get timed up in your routes. So...

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