One of the top tight ends slated to reach unrestricted free agency will not hit the market.
According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, the Ravens and tight end Dennis Pitta have agreed to terms on a five-year contract.
A league source tells PFT’s Mike Florio that Pitta’s contract is anticipated to have an average value of $6-7 million per season.
Pitta has hauled in 122 passes for 1,244 yards and 11 TDs in four seasons with Baltimore. He missed most of the 2013 campaign with a hip injury, but he returned for the stretch run, catching 20 passes for 163 yards and one TD in four games. He turns 28 in June.
Pitta’s best season came in 2012, when he hauled in 61 passes for 669 yards and seven scores in the regular season for the Ravens, who would go on to win Super Bowl XLVII.