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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 rookie QB Smith a work in progress

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 10:03 a.m. ET
The way we hear it, Titans rookie QB Rusty Smith's mental and physical attributes give him a chance to be successful on the NFL-level, but he's unquestionably raw.

Report: Titans offensive coordinator Heimerdinger diagnosed with cancer

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
Titans offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger has been diagnosed with cancer and will leave the team to undergo chemotherapy, according to multiple media reports.

Titans issue statement on Young; sign QB Simms

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The Titans issued a statement Tuesday refuting the earlier report that Vince Young was told to leave the team's facility.

Young-Fisher showdown won't end well

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
Showdowns happen all the time in football. And the one going on between Titans head coach Jeff Fisher and QB Vince Young will end with one of them elsewhere next year.

Report: Young asked to leave Titans' facility on Monday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
According to PFW correspondent and Tennessean reporter Jim Wyatt, QB Vince Young was asked to leave the team's facility Monday by a team official.

2011 AFC South free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
Titans WR Randy Moss is one of the more intriguing players who's due to become a free agent, highlighting our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC South players likely to become free agents in March.

Adams' decision on Young, Fisher should come before end of '11

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
Titans owner Bud Adams said QB Vince Young and head coach Jeff Fisher need to resolve their differences in the wake of a postgame argument that resulted in Young abruptly leaving the Titans' locker room, Adams told The (Nashville) Tennessean ...

Young to I.R. with thumb injury

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
Vince Young will undergo surgery to repair his injured thumb, ending his season a day after a controversial exit following the team's Week 11 loss.

Titans’ offense could be ‘Rusty’ down the stretch

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
  Where Randy Moss goes, messes seem to follow. That's exactly what's going on right now in Tennessee.  

Young explains frustration with Titans

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
Titans QB Vince Young opened up about his frustration Sunday night following a strange sequence of events in the Titans' loss to the Redskins.

Insider: Titans are underutilizing TE Stevens

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 11:35 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says the Titans are missing the boat by not using TE Craig Stevens more as a pass catcher.

Fisher: Young done as Titans' starting QB

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Vince Young is no longer Tennessee's starting QB after throwing his shoulder pads in the crowd and leaving the stadium soon after the team's Week 11 loss.

Redskins beat Titans on Gano's game-winner

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Graham Gano kicked a 48-yard field goal with 8:17 left in overtime and the Redskins beat the Titans 19-16 on Sunday after knocking Vince Young out of the game with an injured thumb on his throwing hand.

Young leaves Titans game with injured thumb

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Titans QB Vince Young injured his right thumb late in the third quarter of Sunday's game vs. the Redskins and left the game.

Moss valuable decoy, still key target for Titans

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Even if he isn't catching a lot of passes, WR Randy Moss can affect a game, but look for the Titans to make a concerted effort to get him the ball.  

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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