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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-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Titans-Browns game.

The First Fifteen: Week Four

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Time for Chris Johnson to step up, dissecting the 3-0 Lions, awaiting the fun that is Ravens-Jets and plenty of other tidbits to look for in Sunday's upcoming games.

Titans WR Britt to miss rest of season

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
Titans WR Kenny Britt suffered a right knee injury in the second quarter of Sunday's game against the Broncos. He was carted off the field and may be out for the season.

Titans lose Britt, beat Broncos

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Matt Hasselbeck threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Daniel Graham with 4:24 left, and the Titans rallied for a 17-14 victory over the Broncos on Sunday.

Report: Eight players could be suspended

Posted Sept. 24, 2011 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
Eight NFL players could be subject to suspensions for transgressions committed during the lockout, according to a Yahoo! Sports report.

Renewed focus for Titans' Washington paying off

Posted Sept. 24, 2011 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Improved attitude and commitment are paying dividends for Titans WR Nate Washington, who is becoming one of QB Matt Hasselbeck's favorite targets.

Report: Three teams fined for lockout contact

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 9:45 p.m. ET
Three teams have been fined six-figure amounts by the NFL for contact with players during the lockout.

Titans' Hasselbeck, Britt shine in surprising win over Ravens

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
As Chris Johnson continues slowly getting up to speed after a lengthy contract holdout, Matt Hasselbeck and the offense carried the Titans over the Ravens.

Hasselbeck leads Titans past Ravens

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Matt Hasselbeck threw for 358 yards and a touchdown, and the Titans gave new coach Mike Munchak a big win in their home opener by beating the  Ravens 26-13 on Sunday.

Titans' McRath struggling to shed reputation

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 10:35 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, Titans OLB Gerald McRath is not off to a good start in shedding the "unreliable" label that was placed on him last season.

Jags hang on to top Titans 16-14

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Maurice Jones-Drew scored in his return from knee surgery, and Jacksonville used a flawless start and some clutch plays late to edge Tennessee 16-14 in the season opener Sunday.

Titans trim roster, including DE Ford

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Titans made more cuts, traded for FB Quinn Johnson and announced that FB Ahmard Hall has been suspended for four games on Saturday.

Titans FB Hall suspended four games

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
Titans FB Ahmard Hall has been suspended without pay for four games for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Locker steps up for Titans in battle of backups

Posted Sept. 02, 2011 @ 12:05 a.m. ET
Tennessee rookie QB Jake Locker added a bit of sparkle to an otherwise lackluster game Thursday night, leading the Titans to a 32-9 win over the Saints.

Titans must be more creative without DE Morgan

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
After missing most of his rookie year because of a torn ACL, Titans DE Derrick Morgan will sit out Week One, at least, after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on the knee.


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.|||||||