Dennis Pitta activated from injured reserve-designated to return, expected to play Sunday
Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta was activated from injured reserve-designated to return Saturday prior to a 4 p.m. NFL deadline, clearing the way for him to play Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. Pitta participated in team drills all week without incident, including making a diving catch for a touchdown, landing on his surgically-repaired right hip and bouncing up unfazed, according to a source. The Ravens cut veteran running back Bernard Scott to create a roster spot for Pitta. Pitta is expected to have a limited role in his first game back Sunday after fracturing and dislocating his hip on July 27 when he got tangled up with strong safety James Ihedigbo on a high end zone pass from...