Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Chiefs Sign Free Agent DE Ropati Pitoitua
CHIEFS SIGN FREE AGENT DE ROPATI PITOITUA
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Tuesday that the club has signed free agent defensive end Ropati Pitoitua (pronounced Roe-potti Pitoe-two-ah).
Pitoitua (6-8, 315) saw action in 22 contests in two seasons with the New York Jets (2009, 2011). He has recorded 22 tackles (13 solo) with one sack for -6.0 yards.
The Washington State product originally joined the Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2008. Pitoitua spent his initial NFL campaign serving as a member of New York’s practice squad.