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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 place franchise tag on S Griffin

Posted March 05, 2012 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
The Titans announced on Monday that they have placed the franchise tag on S Michael Griffin.

Titans appear to be set at receiver

Posted March 04, 2012 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
Perhaps the only positive to come out of No. 1 WR Kenny Britt's season-ending knee injury was the emergence of the Titans' other receivers.

Titans' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted March 03, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
Can CJ2K bounce back and will Kenny Britt return to form? Those are two of the questions surrounding the Titans this offseason.

Free-agent scouting report: Titans CB Cortland Finnegan

Posted Feb. 26, 2012 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
CB Cortland Finnegan is a Pro Bowl-caliber talent who displayed poor leadership skills and a hot temper prior to last season, which could hamper his marketability.

Titans WR Britt reports progress in recovery from knee injury

Posted Feb. 17, 2012 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Titans WR Kenny Britt reports that he is on track for the 2012 season, after sustaining season-ending ACL and MCL injuries early last season.

Titans CB Campbell could play larger role

Posted Feb. 16, 2012 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
With CB Cortland Finnegan expected to walk, the Titans could have a void to fill at corner. Second-year player Tommie Campbell is a guy to keep an eye on, we hear.

Titans sign DT Divens

Posted Feb. 14, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Titans agreed to a one-year contract with DT Lamar Divens, the team announced on Tuesday.

Titans re-sign WR Hawkins

Posted Feb. 10, 2012 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
The Titans announced on Friday they have reached a contract extension with WR Lavelle Hawkins. The receiver was set to become a restricted free agent.

Titans re-sign OT Otto

Posted Feb. 09, 2012 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Titans agreed on a new multi-year deal with reserve OT Mike Otto on Thursday.

Titans' Britt pleads guilty to disturbing the peace

Posted Feb. 01, 2012 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
Titans WR Kenny Britt pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of disturbing the peace, paid his $1,500 fine and is now free of any legal trouble — in Hoboken, at least.

Titans add O-line assistant

Posted Jan. 31, 2012 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
The Titans named Nate Kaczor the team's assistant offensive line coach on Tuesday.

Regular-season champs have been playoff chumps

Posted Jan. 30, 2012 @ 9:08 p.m. ET
Despite leading his team to a 15-1 record and being named league MVP, Aaron Rodgers wasn't able to lift the Packers past their first playoff foe.

Titans think Millard can provide pass-rushing boost

Posted Jan. 29, 2012 @ 12:25 a.m. ET
The Titans hired former NFL Defensive Player of the Year Keith Millard to assist a defense that ranked 31st in the NFL in sacks last season.

Defensive coordinator Gray to stay with Titans

Posted Jan. 26, 2012 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
Titans defensive coordinator Jerry Gray told PFW Titans correspondent Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean on Thursday that he will be staying in Tennessee.

McGinnis bolts Titans for Rams

Posted Jan. 25, 2012 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
Jeff Fisher has brought in another member of his former staff at Tennessee to serve as his assistant head coach in St. Louis.


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.|||||||