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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, Chris Johnson agree on four-year extension

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
The Titans and RB Chris Johnson agreed on a four-year contract extension Thursday, according to PFW Titans correspondent Jim Wyatt.

Titans 2011 preview

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 10:22 a.m. ET
The Titans begin 2011 with new coaches and schemes. Learn more in PFW's in-depth team preview.

Titans DE Morgan out for Week One

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Titans second-year DE Derrick Morgan will miss the team's season opener after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.

Rookie has 90-yard TD as Titans edge Bears

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 11:46 p.m. ET
Seventh-round draft pick Tommie Campbell returned an interception 90 yards for a touchdown, and Tennessee rallied to beat Chicago 14-13 on Saturday night.

Titans' Britt won't be suspended

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 9:24 p.m. ET
Titans WR Kenny Britt will not be suspended to start the season, NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said Saturday.

Titans sign WR Curtis

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 6:23 p.m. ET
The Titans agreed to terms with WRs Kevin Curtis and Joe Hills, the team announced on Friday.

Titans rookie DT Klug making most of opportunities

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
Titans fifth-round rookie DT Karl Klug had a strong training camp and is in the mix for playing time.

Johnson to meet with Titans in Nashville

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
Titans RB Chris Johnson will head to Nashville to meet with GM Mike Reinfeldt on Wednesday. Johnson has been holding out for a new contract.

Ex-Titan Nickey blasts new kickoff rule

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
Donnie Nickey, who played for the Titans from 2003-10, mainly as a special-teams gunner, writes in a letter that the new kickoff rules are hurting the NFL.

Former NFL DE Odom shot in leg

Posted Aug. 22, 2011 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Antwan Odom, a former defensive end for the Titans and Bengals, was shot in the leg early Monday during a robbery attempt of his home in Alabama.

Rams beat Titans on Brown's FG

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 11:39 p.m. ET
Josh Brown kicked a 42-yard field goal as time expired to lift St. Louis to a 17-16 win over Tennessee, with the aid of a second-half rally the Rams' reserves.

Munchak wants holdout Johnson in camp

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 10:08 p.m. ET
New Titans head coach Mike Munchak is worried that star RB Chris Johnson is missing valuable camp time with his new quarterbacks while holding out.

AFC South training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:30 p.m. ET
How will Mario Williams adapt to the switch from defensive end to rush linebacker in Wade Phillips' 3-4 defense? The answer will be key to the Texans' showing this season, as PFW examines the AFC South teams.

Locker tosses TD as Titans down Vikings 14-3

Posted Aug. 14, 2011 @ 12:25 a.m. ET
Matt Hasselbeck got the start, looking sharp in his lone series, and Jake Locker threw a 45-yard touchdown pass in a 14-3 Tennessee win over Minnesota.

Rookie SLB Ayers creating buzz in Titans' camp

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
Word is Titans second-round SLB Akeem Ayers is exceeding lofty expectations early in camp.


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.|||||||