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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 activate WR Britt off PUP list

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
The Titans removed WR Kenny Britt from the physically-unable-to-perform list, the team announced Tuesday.

Titans release 11; place Mariani on I.R.

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
The Titans trimmed their roster to 75 on Sunday, releasing 11 players and placing WR-KR Marc Mariani on injured reserve.

Titans, Cardinals show right, wrong ways to stock QBs

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
The Titans have done a great job handling their QB transition. The Cardinals have done it the wrong way and remain in a state of confusion there.

Titans' Mariani breaks leg

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
Titans WR-RS Marc Mariani broke his left leg Thursday in the first quarter of Tennessee's preseason game against the Cardinals.

Titans agree with CB McCourty on extension

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The Titans have agreed with CB Jason McCourty on a five-year, $43 million contract extension, according to multiple published reports Thursday.

Situational awareness key to Locker's development

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
The Titans thought Jake Locker’s sound decision making was a strength in the preseason. He must show it in the regular season, too.

Titans release DT Smith

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
The Titans released veteran DT Shaun Smith on Wednesday, PFW correspondent Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean reported.

Britt not anxious about decision from Goodell

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
Titans WR Kenny Britt says he's not worried about what punishment he might receive for his latest brush with police, a July DUI.

Locker wins Titans' starting QB job

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
Jake Locker will be the Titans' Week One starting quarterback, beating out veteran Matt Hasselbeck for the job.

McRath to have season-ending surgery

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
The Titans revealed Sunday that LB Gerald McRath will have season-ending surgery to repair a partially torn patella tendon in his left knee.

Opportunity knocks for Titans C Velasco

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
With C Eugene Amano done for the season, we hear the starting job is Fernando Velasco's to lose — and he could be an upgrade for the Titans.

Britt uses social media to rip Titans for fine

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
Titans WR Kenny Britt used a social media site to rip the team for a fine it gave him for missing an injury rehab session.

Britt says he's ready for whatever Goodell decides

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
Titans WR Kenny Britt says he's ready for whatever punishment NFL commissioner Roger Goodell metes out.

Titans add S Wilson

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Titans signed former Jets S Tracy Wilson on Wednesday and officially placed C Eugene Amano on injured reserve.

Falcons, Titans pleased with scrimmage

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 8:52 p.m. ET
The Titans and Falcons scrimmaged Monday in Dalton, Ga., and both head coaches seemed pleased with what was accomplished.

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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