BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Dennis Pitta hasn’t played since Week 3 of the 2014 season, but he isn’t giving up being a Raven just yet.

He has dislocated his hip twice in the last two years, but according to FOX Sports, he has all intentions of a return to the field in 2016.

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Pitta is aiming to be ready for full contact by the pre-season start. He has plans to participate in the team’s offseason workouts and the spring practices.

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“I definitely do want to be on the field playing football,” he said in an interview with Glenn Clark Radio in February, adding: “As much as I want to be on the field, there’s also an element of being smart and weighing the risks, which there certainly are big risks in my case.”

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Pitta will earn $5 million this upcoming season as part of his five-year, $32 million contract he signed in 2014.