Dennis Pitta http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Dennis Pitta en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:24:02 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss NFL locals photo gallery: Kyle Van Noy and Ezekiel Ansah chatting it up at camp http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607799/NFL-locals-photo-gallery-Kyle-Van-Noy-and-Ezekiel-Ansah-chatting-it-up-at-camp.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607799/NFL-locals-photo-gallery-Kyle-Van-Noy-and-Ezekiel-Ansah-chatting-it-up-at-camp.html For the 67 football players with Utah connections currently on NFL rosters, training camp provides an opportunity to make an... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:30:00 MDT Can Devin Mahina help bring glory back to tight end position at BYU? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606804/Can-Devin-Mahina-help-bring-glory-back-to-tight-end-position-at-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606804/Can-Devin-Mahina-help-bring-glory-back-to-tight-end-position-at-BYU.html BYU tight end Devin Mahina is hoping to make his mark on the Cougars' program in his final season on the field. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:00:00 MDT BYU football: Jamaal Williams named to CFPA Running Back Trophy Watch List http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606465/BYU-football-Jamaal-Williams-named-to-CFPA-Running-Back-Trophy-Watch-List.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606465/BYU-football-Jamaal-Williams-named-to-CFPA-Running-Back-Trophy-Watch-List.html BYU running back Jamaal Williams was named to the 2014 College Football Performance Awards Running Back Trophy Watch List. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:05:00 MDT BYU addresses investigation, independence, scheduling issues on media day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605631/BYU-addresses-investigation-independence-scheduling-issues-on-media-day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605631/BYU-addresses-investigation-independence-scheduling-issues-on-media-day.html Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:00:00 MDT Report: Former Ute Steve Smith signs with Ravens http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598693/Report-Former-Ute-Steve-Smith-signs-with-Ravens.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598693/Report-Former-Ute-Steve-Smith-signs-with-Ravens.html One day after officially being released by the Carolina Panthers, former Utah wide receiver Steve Smith has reportedly signed... Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:50:00 MDT Former Cougar, Ravens TE Dennis Pitta returns to practice after surgery http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765642041/Former-Cougar-Ravens-TE-Dennis-Pitta-returns-to-practice-after-surgery.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765642041/Former-Cougar-Ravens-TE-Dennis-Pitta-returns-to-practice-after-surgery.html Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta returned to the practice field Wednesday, nearly four months after undergoing surgery... Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:56:08 MST Dick Harmon: Hoffman breaks records in BYU's win over Houston http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588758/Hoffman-breaks-records-in-BYUs-win-over-Houston.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588758/Hoffman-breaks-records-in-BYUs-win-over-Houston.html BYU senior Cody Hoffman tied Austin Collie's TD mark and surpassed Dennis Pitta's career catch mark, both school records in... Sat, 19 Oct 2013 20:00:00 MDT Injured Dennis Pitta showing progress, catching passes at practice for Ravens http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587952/Injured-Dennis-Pitta-showing-progress-catching-passes-at-practice-for-Ravens.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587952/Injured-Dennis-Pitta-showing-progress-catching-passes-at-practice-for-Ravens.html Dennis Pitta, who fractured, dislocated a hip during the preseason, caught passes from the JUGS machine last week and is... Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:47:46 MDT Former BYU star Ezekiel Ansah misses 2nd straight day of Lions' practice, reports say http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585282/Former-BYU-star-Ezekiel-Ansah-misses-2nd-straight-day-of-Lions-practice-reports-say.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585282/Former-BYU-star-Ezekiel-Ansah-misses-2nd-straight-day-of-Lions-practice-reports-say.html Multiple reports indicated that former BYU defensive end Ezekiel Ansah missed a second straight day of practice for the... Mon, 26 Aug 2013 15:55:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Dennis Pitta's NFL world changed in a freakish split second http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584043/Dennis-Pittas-NFL-world-changed-in-a-freakish-split-second.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584043/Dennis-Pittas-NFL-world-changed-in-a-freakish-split-second.html Fresh off a Super Bowl victory and heading into the final year of his contract with the Baltimore Ravens, Dennis Pitta's life... Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:20:00 MDT Severe NFL injuries rose every season from 2009-12 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635054/Severe-NFL-injuries-rose-every-season-from-2009-12.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635054/Severe-NFL-injuries-rose-every-season-from-2009-12.html Sure didn't take long for some significant injuries at NFL training camps — Philadelphia Eagles receiver Jeremy Maclin,... Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:31:28 MDT Experts believe uncommon hip injury won't end career of Ravens tight end, former Cougar Dennis Pitta http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583903/Experts-believe-uncommon-hip-injury-wont-end-career-of-Ravens-tight-end-former-Cougar-Dennis-Pitta.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583903/Experts-believe-uncommon-hip-injury-wont-end-career-of-Ravens-tight-end-former-Cougar-Dennis-Pitta.html An orthopedic hip surgeon told the Baltimore Sun that the right hip injury Dennis Pitta suffered shouldn't jeopardize his... Wed, 31 Jul 2013 15:15:00 MDT Reports: Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta will miss season after fracturing hip in practice http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583740/Reports-Ravens-tight-end-Dennis-Pitta-will-miss-season-after-fracturing-hip-in-practice.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583740/Reports-Ravens-tight-end-Dennis-Pitta-will-miss-season-after-fracturing-hip-in-practice.html Sources told ESPN and the NFL Network that former BYU standout Dennis Pitta will miss the entire 2013 NFL season after... Sun, 28 Jul 2013 08:52:24 MDT Commentary: The 15 best pass-catching tight ends in BYU football history http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582595/Commentary-The-15-best-pass-catching-tight-ends-in-BYU-football-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865582595/Commentary-The-15-best-pass-catching-tight-ends-in-BYU-football-history.html The tight ends are ranked only by their abilities in the receiving game — it has nothing to do with their abilities as... Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:55:00 MDT Former Cougar Dennis Pitta re-signs with Ravens http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580013/Former-Cougar-Dennis-Pitta-re-signs-with-Ravens.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580013/Former-Cougar-Dennis-Pitta-re-signs-with-Ravens.html Former Cougar tight end Dennis Pitta has signed a $2.023 million second round restricted free agent tender with the Baltimore... Tue, 14 May 2013 14:50:00 MDT BYU football: Cougar tight ends hope to finally end bad soap opera http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576440/BYU-football-Cougar-tight-ends-hope-to-finally-end-bad-soap-opera.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865576440/BYU-football-Cougar-tight-ends-hope-to-finally-end-bad-soap-opera.html The narrative at the tight end position hasn't changed since 2010, but players and coaches are aiming to finally establish... Thu, 21 Mar 2013 21:00:00 MDT Report: Ravens' Pitta garnering interest from other NFL teams http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575918/Report-Ravens-Pitta-garnering-interest-from-other-NFL-teams.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865575918/Report-Ravens-Pitta-garnering-interest-from-other-NFL-teams.html The Baltimore Sun is reporting that former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta, a restricted free agent, has drawn "preliminary... Fri, 15 Mar 2013 14:19:21 MDT Ziggy Ansah continues to impact BYU program, coaches http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574941/Ziggy-Ansah-continues-to-impact-BYU-program-coaches.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574941/Ziggy-Ansah-continues-to-impact-BYU-program-coaches.html As BYU outside linebackers coach Kelly Poppinga watched the Senior Bowl on television last month, he couldn't help but laugh. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 19:30:00 MST BYU basketball: Gonzaga edges BYU, 70-65 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574528/BYU-basketball-Gonzaga-edges-BYU-70-65.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574528/BYU-basketball-Gonzaga-edges-BYU-70-65.html Gonzaga entered the Marriott Center Thursday night as the No. 2 team in the country — the highest ranked team ever to... Thu, 28 Feb 2013 23:30:00 MST Former BYU standout Austin Collie released by Colts; team owner calls Collie 'a warrior' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573325/Former-BYU-standout-Austin-Collie-released-by-Colts-team-owner-calls-Collie-a-warrior.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573325/Former-BYU-standout-Austin-Collie-released-by-Colts-team-owner-calls-Collie-a-warrior.html BYU's all-time receiving yards leader is looking for a new home. Austin Collie was told by Indianapolis on Friday that the... Fri, 15 Feb 2013 17:15:00 MST 5 former Utah college stars who could be impacted this NFL offseason http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573071/5-former-Utah-college-stars-who-could-be-impacted-this-NFL-offseason.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865573071/5-former-Utah-college-stars-who-could-be-impacted-this-NFL-offseason.html For several former Utah college football players, this NFL offseason could mean a shift in their future plans in the league. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:55:00 MST Players with Utah ties make impacts in Super Bowl http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572184/Players-with-Utah-ties-make-impacts-in-Super-Bowl.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572184/Players-with-Utah-ties-make-impacts-in-Super-Bowl.html Six players with local ties made the trip to the Super Bowl with several of them playing key roles. Sun, 03 Feb 2013 21:20:00 MST Dick Harmon: Father witnesses rise of his son as Dennis Pitta has breakout year http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572159/Father-witnesses-rise-of-his-son-as-Dennis-Pitta-has-breakout-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572159/Father-witnesses-rise-of-his-son-as-Dennis-Pitta-has-breakout-year.html Dennis Pitta Sr. knows football — and he knows a football player when he sees one. But there was a time and day he... Sat, 02 Feb 2013 22:55:00 MST You don't say? Funniest questions, responses from Super Bowl media day (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571912/You-dont-say-Funniest-questions-responses-from-Super-Bowl-media-day-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571912/You-dont-say-Funniest-questions-responses-from-Super-Bowl-media-day-video.html "How ticklish are you?" Whether it's this or other off-the wall inquiries, players and coaches are subjected to some strange... Fri, 01 Feb 2013 07:56:47 MST Underrated Dennis Pitta could be key Sunday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621479/Underrated-Dennis-Pitta-could-be-key-Sunday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621479/Underrated-Dennis-Pitta-could-be-key-Sunday.html Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:20:00 MST #DNHuddleUp: Who will have the biggest Super Bowl impact? Paul Kruger, Dennis Pitta, or Haloti Ngata? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571939/DNHuddleUp-Who-will-have-the-biggest-Super-Bowl-impact-Paul-Kruger-Dennis-Pitta-or-Haloti.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571939/DNHuddleUp-Who-will-have-the-biggest-Super-Bowl-impact-Paul-Kruger-Dennis-Pitta-or-Haloti.html There are seven players in Super Bowl XLVII with ties to Utah, and five of them will play for the Ravens. For the purposes of... Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:05:00 MST Former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta has earned the praise, confidence of Baltimore Ravens teammates (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571708/Former-BYU-tight-end-Dennis-Pitta-has-earned-the-praise-confidence-of-Baltimore-Ravens-teammates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571708/Former-BYU-tight-end-Dennis-Pitta-has-earned-the-praise-confidence-of-Baltimore-Ravens-teammates.html Former BYU great Dennis Pitta has played a vital role in the Baltimore Ravens' success this season. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 11:15:00 MST Seven players with ties to the state of Utah make it to Super Bowl XLVII http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571133/Seven-players-with-ties-to-the-state-of-Utah-make-it-to-Super-Bowl-XLVII.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865571133/Seven-players-with-ties-to-the-state-of-Utah-make-it-to-Super-Bowl-XLVII.html With the Ravens and the 49ers reaching this year's big game in the "Big Easy" after victories Sunday in the conference... Sun, 20 Jan 2013 22:20:00 MST Ravens upset Patriots 28-13 to make Super Bowl http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620708/Ravens-upset-Patriots-28-13-to-make-Super-Bowl.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620708/Ravens-upset-Patriots-28-13-to-make-Super-Bowl.html John Harbaugh and his Baltimore Ravens set up a family reunion at the Super Bowl, shutting down the New England Patriots... Sun, 20 Jan 2013 21:11:25 MST NFL: Dennis Pitta, Paul Kruger boost Baltimore's bid to reach Super Bowl http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620603/NFL-Dennis-Pitta-Paul-Kruger-boost-Baltimores-bid-to-reach-Super-Bowl.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620603/NFL-Dennis-Pitta-Paul-Kruger-boost-Baltimores-bid-to-reach-Super-Bowl.html Paul Kruger was selected in the 2009 NFL Draft, plays outside linebacker, and starred for the University of Utah. Dennis... Sun, 20 Jan 2013 00:33:24 MST Utah ties in the NFL playoffs: Kruger, Ravens move on while Wagner, Seahawks come up short http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570615/Utah-ties-in-the-NFL-playoffs-Kruger-Ravens-move-on-while-Wagner-Seahawks-come-up-short.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865570615/Utah-ties-in-the-NFL-playoffs-Kruger-Ravens-move-on-while-Wagner-Seahawks-come-up-short.html Paul Kruger helps the Ravens defense force Peyton Manning and the Broncos into several mistakes as Baltimore pulls off the... Sun, 13 Jan 2013 21:55:00 MST Dick Harmon: Hoffman's return in 2013 gives BYU's program a huge boost http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618969/Hoffmans-return-in-2013-gives-BYUs-program-a-huge-boost.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618969/Hoffmans-return-in-2013-gives-BYUs-program-a-huge-boost.html Hoffman is the closest thing BYU has had to a dominating receiver in all the years before and after Austin Collie. Sat, 29 Dec 2012 22:00:17 MST BYU's Stephenson, Van Noy earn AP All-America honors http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568495/BYUs-Stephenson-Van-Noy-earn-AP-All-America-honors.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568495/BYUs-Stephenson-Van-Noy-earn-AP-All-America-honors.html BYU punter Riley Stephenson and linebacker Kyle Van Noy continued to add to their postseason honors Tuesday. Stephenson was... Tue, 11 Dec 2012 11:05:00 MST Baltimore Ravens' Terrell Suggs likens former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta to 'unicorn, minotaur' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566741/Baltimore-Ravens-Terrell-Suggs-likens-former-BYU-tight-end-Dennis-Pitta-to-unicorn-minotaur.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566741/Baltimore-Ravens-Terrell-Suggs-likens-former-BYU-tight-end-Dennis-Pitta-to-unicorn-minotaur.html Former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta is blossoming this season with the NFL's Baltimore Ravens. In fact, according to teammate... Wed, 14 Nov 2012 13:12:48 MST Former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta moves up Baltimore Ravens depth chart http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765607509/Former-BYU-tight-end-Dennis-Pitta-moves-up-Baltimore-Ravens-depth-chart.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765607509/Former-BYU-tight-end-Dennis-Pitta-moves-up-Baltimore-Ravens-depth-chart.html Thu, 27 Sep 2012 19:25:25 MDT Ravens defeat Patriots 31-30 on late FG by Tucker http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765606436/Ravens-defeat-Patriots-31-30-on-late-FG-by-Tucker.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765606436/Ravens-defeat-Patriots-31-30-on-late-FG-by-Tucker.html Justin Tucker kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired, giving the Baltimore Ravens a 31-30 victory over the New England... Sun, 23 Sep 2012 22:12:23 MDT NFL Local Watch, Week 2 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765605118/NFL-Local-Watch-Week-2.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765605118/NFL-Local-Watch-Week-2.html Matt Asiata, RB, Minnesota Vikings (Utah/Snow College/Hunter HS) saw action at fullback in Minnesota's 23-20 loss to... Tue, 18 Sep 2012 19:20:50 MDT BYU roundup: Mendenhall looks ahead to Utah game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562183/BYU-roundup-Mendenhall-looks-ahead-to-Utah-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865562183/BYU-roundup-Mendenhall-looks-ahead-to-Utah-game.html BYU sports news from the Web for Tuesday includes BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall's coach's show on KSL-TV. Tue, 11 Sep 2012 16:57:39 MDT BYU football notebook: Future looks bright at tight end position http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765593004/BYU-football-notebook-Future-looks-bright-at-tight-end-position.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765593004/BYU-football-notebook-Future-looks-bright-at-tight-end-position.html Since Dennis Pitta and Andrew George graduated in 2009, BYU hasn't enjoyed much production from the tight ends. Sat, 28 Jul 2012 21:42:36 MDT Pitta comes to the defense of his quarterback http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217489/Pitta-comes-to-the-defense-of-his-quarterback.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700217489/Pitta-comes-to-the-defense-of-his-quarterback.html Several of the Baltimore Ravens came to the defense this week of fourth-year quarterback Joe Flacco, who took some hits from... Fri, 20 Jan 2012 19:38:46 MST Former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta's improvement in the NFL has been impressive http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700214941/Former-BYU-tight-end-Dennis-Pittas-improvement-in-the-NFL-has-been-impressive.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700214941/Former-BYU-tight-end-Dennis-Pittas-improvement-in-the-NFL-has-been-impressive.html The numbers posted this season by Dennis Pitta, the former BYU standout tight end, have been impressive no matter the... Thu, 12 Jan 2012 20:29:22 MST Ravens beat Bengals 24-16 for AFC North title http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211770/Ravens-beat-Bengals-24-16-for-AFC-North-title.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700211770/Ravens-beat-Bengals-24-16-for-AFC-North-title.html Ray Rice had a pair of long touchdown runs Sunday night, steadying Baltimore to a 24-16 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals... Sun, 01 Jan 2012 17:35:25 MST Former BYU and current Baltimore Raven tight end Dennis Pitta is learning how to play in the NFL http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700176370/Former-BYU-and-current-Baltimore-Raven-tight-end-Dennis-Pitta-is-learning-how-to-play-in-the-NFL.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700176370/Former-BYU-and-current-Baltimore-Raven-tight-end-Dennis-Pitta-is-learning-how-to-play-in-the-NFL.html OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Dennis Pitta, 26, the former record-setting tight end for BYU, spent most of the off-season working... Mon, 05 Sep 2011 00:26:25 MDT Blue roundup: Former Y. tight end Dennis Pitta vying to be starter for Baltimore Ravens http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705388684/Blue-roundup-Former-Y-tight-end-Dennis-Pitta-vying-to-be-starter-for-Baltimore-Ravens.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705388684/Blue-roundup-Former-Y-tight-end-Dennis-Pitta-vying-to-be-starter-for-Baltimore-Ravens.html BYU roundup for Thursday; Dennis Pitta and BYU independence Thu, 04 Aug 2011 12:58:48 MDT Former Utes, Cougars sign as NFL free agents http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700166236/Former-Utes-Cougars-sign-as-NFL-free-agents.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700166236/Former-Utes-Cougars-sign-as-NFL-free-agents.html BYU is less than two weeks away from opening fall camp. Meanwhile, a host of former Cougars will soon be returning to work... Tue, 26 Jul 2011 23:44:26 MDT Blue roundup: Former Cougars excited for end of NFL lockout http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705388203/Blue-roundup-Former-Cougars-excited-for-end-of-NFL-lockout.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705388203/Blue-roundup-Former-Cougars-excited-for-end-of-NFL-lockout.html Tue, 26 Jul 2011 13:34:09 MDT BYU football: Can Lance Reynolds revitalize tight ends? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700126694/BYU-football-Can-Lance-Reynolds-revitalize-tight-ends.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700126694/BYU-football-Can-Lance-Reynolds-revitalize-tight-ends.html For decades, the tight end position has been a staple and prolific weapon for the BYU offense while producing stars like Clay... Tue, 12 Apr 2011 22:41:52 MDT Utah ties abound on playoff rosters http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700098743/Utah-ties-abound-on-playoff-rosters.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/700098743/Utah-ties-abound-on-playoff-rosters.html Of the 12 teams to qualify for the NFL playoffs, seven have at least one player with local ties on their active roster. Fri, 07 Jan 2011 21:33:34 MST