CLEVELAND (AP) — Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has been carted off the field with a potentially serious hip injury late in the first half against the Browns.
Pitta only played four games last season after dislocating his right hip in training camp. He appeared to re-injure the same hip Sunday after catching a short pass.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: A Brief Thaw Wednesday Before Snow Moves In
He took several steps before stumbling and falling without any contact.
Pitta stayed on the ground in obvious pain and was consoled by teammates as the medical staff evaluated him.READ MORE: Ovechkin Scores 27th Goal, Capitals Beat Jets In Overtime
He was driven to the locker room for further tests. The Ravens say he injured his hip but aren’t providing any further information.
Pitta’s career was in jeopardy before he underwent surgery last year on his hip. He signed a five-year, $32 million contract with Baltimore in March.
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