"No, we never had that conversation," said Pitta, who caught five passes for 55 yards and a go-ahead touchdown during the Ravens' 28-13 AFC championship game victory over the Patriots in January at Gillette Stadium. "You don't want to plan for not making the playoffs. I don't think that would have changed anything. I knew I wanted to get back on the field as quick as I could. Feeling as good as I feel right now, nothing would have stopped me from coming back."