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Titans agree to terms with DL Ropati Pitoitua

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by acqua7, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x The Real Slim Shady

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    I'd love Tank Carradine in the 2nd, but he's going to be a 1st rounder... watch. Min (25), Den (28), or Atl (30) will gobble him up and he's a potential D'Roy, only slipped due to a torn ACL. He'll be a force when (if) healthy.
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  2. 2ToneBlueBlood

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    Do you guys think Webster calling him a DE might be a hint that we might show some 3-4 looks? Maybe they're targeting someone like Jarvis Jones as a rush LB and will give 3-4 looks on passing downs.

    Just thinking out loud.
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  3. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x The Real Slim Shady

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    If we go 3-4, we already have our OLBs in Ayers & Wimbley. I doubt we'd use a 1st on another OLB when we'd have two starters already.
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  4. nickmsmith

    nickmsmith Most poverty RB core.

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    Ok.. he was born in samoa.. assumed he was samoan. I think if you're born in a different country, it's safe to call someone that nationality. Nobody's offended by that, ever.

    Mike Myers is from Canada, but lives in America. is he canadian or american?

    Answer: Who cares.
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  5. Upright7

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    I could see us using some 3-4 looks, but I would not expect a full on scheme change. Foku could also probably play well in 3-4 looks.
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  6. xhrr

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    I'd say a DROY coming off an ACL is highly unlikely. Next year he should be full speed and could be a steal but this season is a recover and knock the rust off type year. Although crazier things have happened lately pertaining to ACL injuries but AP is an anomaly.
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  7. RollTide

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    Whatever the reason it is obvious they wanted to get bigger on the D-line and certainly succeeded.
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  8. xhrr

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    Its setting up nicely to grab an edge rusher with all the added bulk on the inside. I'd love Ansah but I think were going to grab Mingo.
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  9. RollTide

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    Tank Carridine was a beast with 11 sacks before he got hurt and he is a full sized 4-3 DE at 276 lbs.

    As for the 3-4---4-3 argument it doesn't matter as much when teams have to play nickel or dime more than 50% of snaps and even most 3-4 teams use the 4 man front and a 4-2-5 type nickel.

    Unless the plan is to use more 3-3-5 nickel packages but you still have to be able to rush the passer.
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  10. Psychop1

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    Other than size, these guys are nothing alike. If you look at pressures and run stop percentages, you see they are polar opposites. Hill is more of a pass rusher, and Pitoitua is a run stopper. Of course, that could have a lot to do with the systems they have played in.
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