As King notes, Pitta was slated to be Flacco's go-to target in key situations with Anquan Boldin out of the picture. Pitta also is Flacco's best friend on the team.
"We have a history of making moves just a week or two before the season starts, to be able to put the final pieces together," Newsome told Banks. "We don't play Denver tomorrow, and the season is 16 games long. What you worry about is needing to play real good football going into November and December."