Miami Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso texted Joe Flacco the next day to apologize to the Baltimore Ravens quarterback for the hit that caused a concussion, according to former Baltimore tight end Dennis Pitta.

"That's not the type of player (Kiko) is," Pitta told WBAL Radio in Baltimore on Monday.

Pitta, who learned of Alonso's text from Flacco, added that they've played against Alonso a couple of times without any issues and practiced against him in joint workouts with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2015.

In Thursday's 40-0 rout by the Ravens, Alonso hit a sliding Flacco in the head in the second quarter, leaving the 10-year veteran dazed and bloodied.