Most importantly, he came out of the game feeling healthy.
"I remember when I got injured, I didn't know if I was even going to play football again," he said, via ESPN.com. "So being able to stand here and talk about a victory and being a part of that is special for me. And just being a part of this team and being able to fight the way we did today is pretty remarkable."
Now Pitta's back, a reality that makes Flacco a better quarterback and the Ravens a more cohesive offensive unit. Consider Pitta an under-the-radar X-factor in the wide-open AFC landscape.