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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

Reports: Redskins talking trade with Titans about DT Haynesworth

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Reports indicate the Redskins are discussing trading disgrunteld DT Albert Haynesworth to his former team, the Titans.

Titans axe QB Simms, DE Brock

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
The Titans have cut QB Chris Simms, a move first reported by ESPN.com

Raiders have talent; do they have depth?

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
I picked the Raiders to beat the Chargers in the AFC West, writes PFW's Eric Edholm, but I am concerned for one major reason: depth.

Searching for QB help next year?

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm identifies the teams that are most likely to seek QB help before the 2011 season begins a year from now.

Titans top pick Morgan practices for first time

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
Titans rookie DE Derrick Morgan practiced with his team Thursday for the first time since being drafted.

Depth may be strength for Titans' defense

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 8:31 p.m. ET
Depth could be a strength of the Titans' defense, which aims to bounce back after a disappointing 2009 season.

Average value of NFL teams decreases

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
In Forbes magazine's annual ranking of NFL team values released Wednesday, the average value for NFL teams fell two percent.

Titans sign Gado, waive Johnson

Posted Aug. 17, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Titans signed veteran RB Samkon Gado on Tuesday and waived/injured rookie RB Stafon Johnson, who suffered a dislocated right ankle in Tennessee's preseason opener at Seattle on Saturday night.

Titans rookie RB Johnson has surgery on leg

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 12:59 a.m. ET
Titans rookie RB Stafon Johnson underwent surgery on his right leg Sunday after dislocating his ankle and breaking his fibula in Saturday night's game at Seattle. He's expected to miss a minimum of eight weeks but could be ...

Titans' D-line gets needed depth, waits to get back to full strength

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
DEs Raheem Brock and Chris Harrington will add depth to a Titans defensive line that has been stressed by injuries early in camp.

Titans sign DEs Brock, Harrington

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
The Titans signed DEs Raheem Brock and Chris Harrington on Thursday, providing some immediate help to the team's battered defensive line. To make room for the two linemen, Tennessee released WR Phillip Morris and waived/injured DE Marcus Howard.

Top pick Morgan set to sign with Titans

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 10:33 p.m. ET
The Titans came to an agreement with first-round pick DE Derrick Morgan on Saturday. The rookie from Georgia Tech tweeted Saturday night that he was in the team's break room, waiting to sign the contract.

Titans move on without Pola

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
Regardless how the Titans' lawsuit against USC and head coach Lane Kiffin is resolved, the Titans were forced to reshuffle their coaching staff in the wake of RB coach Kennedy Pola's departure.

Report: Titans QB Young won't be suspended

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
The NFL will not suspend Titans QB Vince Young, who received a Class C assault citation from Dallas police after an incident at a Dallas strip club on June 13, The (Nashville) Tennessean reported Wednesday.

Report: Titans sue Kiffin, USC

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The Titans sued the University of Southern California and head coach Lane Kiffin in Davidson County (Tenn.) Chancery Court on Monday, The (Nashville) Tennessean reported. The lawsuit alleges Kiffin and USC convinced former Titans RB coach Kennedy Pola to breach ...

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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