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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' Mariani has eye on expanded role

Posted March 17, 2011 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
Titans RS-WR Marc Mariani, who made the Pro Bowl as a returner in his rookie season, hopes to contribute on offense in 2011. 

Titans add two assistants

Posted March 05, 2011 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
The Titans completed their new coaching staff on Friday by hiring Curtis Fuller as their assistant secondary coach and Charles London as an offensive assistant/quality control.

AFC South free-agent preview

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 7 a.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is likely to be delayed. Yet, PFW examines the free-agent picture for each club, with the AFC South featured today.

Titans tender seven

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Titans extended contract tenders to seven players on Wednesday.

Draft Dose: Who needs a quarterback?

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Which teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a quarterback like Missouri's Blaine Gabbert or Auburn's Cam Newton?

Titans sign P Kern to extension

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
The Titans signed P Brett Kern to a multiyear contract extension, the team announced Friday.

Four assistants hired by Titans

Posted Feb. 22, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
Former Texans QB Dave Ragone was one of four coaches hired by the Titans on Tuesday as new head coach Mike Munchak continues to assemble a staff.

Titans hire Skipper to coach running backs

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
The Titans continue to fill their coaching staff, adding Jim Skipper as the team's RB coach on Friday.

Experience, circumstance helped Palmer land with Titans

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Several factors, including a reported inability to interview two NFL O-line coaches for the coordinator's vacancy, likely helped Chris Palmer secure the job as Titans play-caller.

Titans hire Bush as LB coach

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
Longtime NFL coach Frank Bush has been hired as the new linebackers coach of the Titans.

Titans name Rocker as DL coach

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Titans named Tracy Rocker as the team's defensive line coach on Wednesday, replacing Jim Washburn.

Fisher, Sloan are champions without rings

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
There's more than one way to be a legendary coach, as proven by two men who recently stepped down from their posts.

AFC South 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 9:18 a.m. ET
Texans RB Arian Foster exploded onto the NFL scene with 231 rushing yards and three touchdowns in a Week One win over the Colts. He went on to lead the league in rushing with 1,616 yards.

Titans hire Palmer as offensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 2:10 p.m. ET
Former Browns head coach Chris Palmer has been named the new offensive coordinator of the Titans.

Report: Bears deny Titans' request to interview Tice

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
The Bears denied the Titans' request to interview Mike Tice for their vacancy at offensive coordinator, an NFL source told the Chicago Tribune.

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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