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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 want to interview Tice for coordinator job

Posted Feb. 13, 2011 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
Days after Tennessee was denied permission to talk to Jets offensive line coach Bill Callahan for its coordinator job, the Titans have asked to interview Bears OL coach Mike Tice, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Titans hire Gray as defensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 12, 2011 @ 7:03 p.m. ET
The Titans hired Jerry Gray to be the team's defensive coordinator on Saturday, joining Mike Munchak's new staff.

Titans WR Britt to appear in court

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
Titans WR Kenny Britt will be in court in Jersey City, N.J. on Thursday facing charges of theft-by-deception.

Matthews named Titans O-line coach

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
Bruce Matthews has been named the Titans' new offensive line coach.

Heimerdinger out as Titans' offensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 2 p.m. ET
A day after he was hired as Titans head coach, Mike Munchak made changes to his coaching staff, including firing offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger.

Titans' Munchak gets chance to put stamp on team

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The question now is what changes new Titans head coach Mike Munchak will want to implement as he takes over for Jeff Fisher.

Titans name Munchak as head coach

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
The Titans have hired offensive line coach Mike Munchak to be the team's new head coach, replacing Jeff Fisher.

Titans interview Mularkey, Fewell

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
The Titans went away from their own staff on Friday and interviewed Falcons offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey and Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell for their vacant head-coaching position.

Report: Titans to interview Saints DC Williams, Giants DC Fewell

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams and Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell are scheduled to interview for the Titans head-coaching position on Thursday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Titans granted permission to interview Falcons OC Mularkey

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
The Titans have been granted permission to interview Falcons offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey for their vacant head-coaching position, according to ESPN.

Titans interview Heimerdinger

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
The Titans interviewed offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger on Tuesday for their vacant head-coaching position, one day after interviewing O-line coach Mike Munchak.

Titans interview Munchak for head coach

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
The Titans confirmed Monday that they formally interviewed OL coach Mike Munchak for their head-coaching vacancy. Munchak is considered one of the top candidates for the job.

Report: WR coach Graves leaves Titans for Panthers

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
Titans wide receivers coach Fred Graves is leaving Tennessee to take the same position with the Panthers, according to The Tennessean.

Fisher: 'It was just time to move on' from Titans

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
Jeff Fisher, the NFL's longest-tenured head coach, told reporters Friday that he wouldn't go into specifics on why he's leaving the Titans.

Fisher's departure, QB search leave Titans in tough spot

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 11:10 p.m. ET
With the announcement that Jeff Fisher is out as Titans head coach, the search begins for a replacement, as well as a new starting quarterback.

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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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