98 ROCK/WBAL NEWSRADIO 1090 ANNOUNCE FORMER RAVENS PLAYERS TO JOIN THE RAVENS GAMEDAY NETWORK BROADCAST FOR 2017 SEASON
Baltimore, MD, August 25, 2017 – The Baltimore Ravens and their broadcast partners 98 Rock/WBAL NewsRadio 1090 announced today that four former Baltimore Ravens players will team up with Gerry Sandusky and Stan White for the 2017 regular season. Dennis Pitta, Todd Heap, Justin Forsett and Jarret Johnson will each join the broadcast team for four games of Baltimore Ravens Football. Each player will work a schedule of four games, starting with Pitta when the Ravens open up the season at Cincinnati against the Bengals on September 10th.
Cary L. Pahigian, the President and General Manager of WBAL-AM and 98 Rock, says: "We are excited to expand our comprehensive Ravens radio coverage with the addition of these outstanding gentlemen. Dennis, Todd, Justin and Jarret will provide a unique perspective and insight. No doubt our broadcast team, led by Gerry Sandusky, is the NFL's very best."
"Todd, Jarret, Dennis and Justin are several all-time fan favorites," Ravens President Dick Cass stated. "Much of our franchise's success was built on the terrific contributions they made – both on the field and in the Baltimore community. In addition to their special ability to connect with people, each provides a unique perspective and energy that will translate to the radio booth and complement Gerry and Stan well."
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