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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 believe Locker is franchise QB

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 10:32 p.m. ET
The Titans stuck to their guns and went out and got the guy they view as a franchise QB for the organization for years to come.

Teams continue to deny facility access to players

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Multiple teams have denied their players access to the organizations' training facilities Thursday, following Judge Susan Richard Nelson's ruling that the lockout should be immediately lifted, according to multiple published reports.

Draft Dose: Who needs a DT?

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
In the 32nd and final installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of a defensive tackle.

Titans tempted to expand Johnson's role

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Expanding RB Chris Johnson's role as a receiver might not be the best way for Tennessee to keep its star player fresh.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 8

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the eighth pick in the NFL draft, including DE Derrick Harvey by the Jaguars in 2008.

Report: Titans give GM Reinfeldt new contract

Posted April 17, 2011 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
Titans GM Mike Reinfeldt has received a contract extension that will keep him in his role through 2014, according to PFW correspondent Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean.

Reports: Titans WR Britt arrested for eluding police

Posted April 13, 2011 @ 12:17 a.m. ET
Titans WR Kenny Britt is in trouble with the law, again. The wideout was reportedly arrested on Tuesday following a police chase.

Titans' Gray wants bigger D-linemen

Posted April 07, 2011 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, the Titans, under new defensive coordinator Jerry Gray, are looking to add some brawn to the defensive line this offseason.

Titans, USC resolve Kiffin case

Posted April 06, 2011 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
The Tennessee Titans and USC released a joint statement Wednesday about the resolution of the case involving the hiring of Kennedy Pola.

Player-organized workouts a serious gamble

Posted March 29, 2011 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
Players across the NFL are staging their own workouts to stay sharp during the lockout. But is the risk worth the reward?

Draft Dose: Who needs a tight end?

Posted March 28, 2011 @ 9:16 a.m. ET
What teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a tight end like Notre Dame's Kyle Rudolph? The Broncos are one team that figures to be on the lookout after releasing veteran TE Daniel Graham.

Former Titans WR coach: Growth from Britt key

Posted March 24, 2011 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
Former Titans WR coach Fred Graves told PFW that continued maturation from young WR Kenny Britt will be key as he enters his third NFL season.

Players working out despite lockout

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
NFL players are locked out of their team facilities due to the ongoing labor negotiations, but that hasn't stopped some players from meeting up with teammates and getting work done.

Under siege under center

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
Adding to the uncertainty due to the current lockout are the undeniably shaky QB situations facing one-third of the league's teams, including the 49ers and holdover starter Alex Smith.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

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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