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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

Fisher out as coach in Tennessee

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
In a shocking development, the Titans and head coach Jeff Fisher have decided to part ways, not long after owner Bud Adams had said Fisher would finish out his contract.

Loss of Washburn blow to Titans' defense

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
The Titans' defense is in a state of flux after the loss of two assistant coaches.  

Washburn will be big boon to Eagles

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The question isn't whether new DL coach Jim Washburn will help the Eagles but by how much, one Washburn colleague tells PFW.

Titans fire Cecil as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
The Titans have parted ways with Chuck Cecil, their defensive coordinator the past two seasons, after ranking 26th in the league in yards allowed per game last year.

Vikings add Davidson, Johnson to coaching staff

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
The Vikings worked toward completing their coaching staff, bringing on Jeff Davidson as their offensive line coach and Craig Johnson as their quarterbacks coach.

Eagles hire Washburn to coach defensive line

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The Eagles have hired Jim Washburn as their defensive line coach. He previously held the same position with the Titans.

Titans enter offseason with clear needs

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
More improvement is necessary from the Titans' defense, and the need to find help this offseason is clear.   

Johnson replaces Jones-Drew on Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
Titans RB Chris Johnson has been added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster, replacing Maurice Jones-Drew of the Jaguars, who is out with a knee injury.

Titans announce Fisher will return in 2011

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
Despite a 6-10 record in 2010, Jeff Fisher will return in 2011 as the Titans' head coach, the team reported on Friday.

Titans looking for new starting QB

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
With the Titans having committed to trading or releasing Vince Young, they could have a drastically different look at quarterback next season.

Titans to trade or release QB Young

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
The Titans will trade or release QB Vince Young, owner Bud Adams said Wednesday.

Colts continue playoff streak by beating Titans

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning broke two NFL records Sunday and set up Adam Vinatieri for a 43-yard field goal as time expired to give the Colts a 23-20 victory over Tennessee and their seventh AFC South title in eight years.

Titans not lacking for young talent at WR, TE

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
The Titans have some intriguing young players at wide receiver and tight end, and rookie Damian Williams could challenge for a bigger role next season, the way we hear it.

Week 17 game times changed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced time changes for several key Week 17 matchups.

Cassel, Chiefs roll past Titans 34-14

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Matt Cassel threw three touchdown passes and Eric Berry returned an interception 54 yards for another score and Kansas City romped past Tennessee 34-14 Sunday.

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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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