As a restricted free agent,
With Pitta getting the second-round tender, the former fourth-round draft pick has been the subject of preliminary inquiries from
The Ravens are in a tight salary-cap situation, especially since wide receiver
Because Pitta wasn't assigned a first-round tender of $2.879 million, the Ravens are slightly vulnerable should another team submit an offer sheet. They own the right of first refusal to match any offer sheet. If they didn't opt to match, and no one has submitted an offer at this time, they would be compensated with a second-round draft pick.
The restricted free agent market is notoriously dead, but NFL teams do have a high opinion of Pitta.
It's unclear if the interest of teams will translate into any action regarding Pitta, though.
Pitta emerged as one of quarterback
The Ravens did two other restricted tenders: a second-round tender for defensive tackle
They didn't tender their other restricted free agents, instead signing them to contracts. Long snapper