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Ropati Pitoitua

Ropati Pitoitua - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 8"/ 315 lbs.
Birthday 04/06/1985
Birthplace , Sa
College Washington State
Years played 5

Titans agree to terms with DE Pitoitua

Posted March 25, 2013 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
The Titans have added another defensive lineman, agreeing to terms with DE Ropati Pitoitua. The Titans announced the deal Monday.

Titans make twin killing; sign OG Levitre, TE Walker

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
The Titans pulled off a potent parlay with the signings of Bills OG Andy Levitre and Niners TE Delanie Walker.

Titans OLG Hutchinson retires after 12 NFL seasons

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:17 p.m. ET
Titans OLG Steve Hutchinson has decided to retire after 12 NFL seasons, the last cut short by a knee injury that limited him to 12 games.

Tennessee Titans: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 9:49 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Tennessee Titans, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

No tag for Cook ups ante for Titans as FA approaches

Posted March 07, 2013 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
The Titans' decision tag TE Jared Cook magnifies the pressure on the club to be major players when free agency opens on Tuesday.

Titans sign SS Wilson

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
The Titans signed former Bills SS George Wilson to a two-year deal on Friday.

Titans add Steve Hoffman to coaching staff

Posted Feb. 18, 2013 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
The Titans have hired Steve Hoffman as an assistant special-teams coach and have promoted Arthur Smith to offensive line/tight ends assistant.

Williams apologizes for Saints' bounty scandal

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
Gregg Williams apologized while taking "full responsibility" for his role in the Saints' bounty scandal.

Williams gets reinstated, joins Titans' staff

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
The NFL has reinstated former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, who has joined the Titans’ staff as a senior assistant/defense.

Titans not expected to incorporate read-option with Locker

Posted Jan. 23, 2013 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
We hear the Titans are more concerned about keeping Jake Locker healthy than incorporating the "read-option" into their offense.

Munchak's coaching staff decisions raise eyebrows

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Mike Munchak completed his coaching staff shuffling this week — and our sources were more than perplexed by some of his decisions.

Titans announce several coaching changes

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 6 p.m. ET
The Titans added Shawn Jefferson (WRs), George Henshaw (TEs) and Sylvester Croom (RBs) to their coaching staff on Thursday.

N.J. police want to interview Titans WR Britt

Posted Jan. 14, 2013 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Police been trying to contact Titans WR Kenny Britt to question him about an incident that happened Sunday at a house party in New Jersey.

Titans part ways with RB coach Skipper

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
The Titans will not renew running backs coach Jim Skipper’s contract, PFW correspondent Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean confirmed.

AFC South Spin cycle: Loss to Colts drops Texans to No. 3

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The Colts sent the reeling Texans back to Houston as Chuck Pagano had a successful return to the sideline after three months away.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 25, 2013
The Tennessee Titans agreed to terms with Pitoitua.||||||| General manager Ruston Webster says the 6-foot-8, 315-pound Pitoitua gives the Titans the size they've been wanting at defensive end. Webster says they believe he'll help them defend the run with the flexibility of moving inside as well. Pitoitua is a four-year veteran with 37 games played in stops with the New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs. He started 10 of his 15 games last year with the Chiefs where he led the linemen with 32 tackles.
Posted May 08, 2012
The Kansas City Chiefs have signed former New York Jets defensive end Ropati Pitoitua. The team announced the move Tuesday. Pitoitua was a free agent after playing in 22 games over the past two seasons with the Jets.||||||| The former Washington State defensive end joined New York as an undrafted free agent in 2008, spending his first season in the league on the team's practice squad. Pitoitua played in eight games in 2009 before playing in 14 games last season. He has 22 tackles and one sack in his career.
Posted May 02, 2012
The New York Jets have waived Pitoitua, who became expendable after the team drafted Quinton Coples last week.||||||| Jets coach Rex Ryan often said he liked the size and speed of the 6-foot-8 Pitoitua, who had 19 tackles and a sack last season after returning from a torn Achilles tendon in the 2010 preseason. Pitoitua signed a one-year extension through 2012 last September, but the Jets have lots of depth on the defensive line.
Posted Oct. 15, 2011
Pitoitua has been ruled out of Monday night's game against the Dolphins with a knee injury.||||||| Pitoitua's absence could give rookie defensive lineman Kenrick Ellis, the team's third-round draft pick, the opportunity to make his NFL debut after being inactive the first five games.
Posted Aug. 25, 2010
The Jets have placed Pitoitua on injured reserve with a neck injury.|||||||

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