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Dennis Pitta's decision comes as a relief

Dennis Pitta's decision comes as a relief

Thank goodness.

Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has decided not to play this season after doctors told him it would be unsafe to do so. Team officials and the coaching staff were on the side of the doctors.

And, I'm guessing, so were many of even the most diehard fans of Baltimore football.

Like so many others, I watched on my living room television as Pitta caught a short pass, tried to turn upfield and just fell over in Cleveland last year. It was sickening.

Injuries happen in every game, but it was too...