After waiving running back Jamie Harper on Wednesday, the Tennessee Titans signed former Jaguars running back Jalen Parmele.
The #Titans have signed veteran RB Jalen Parmele. Additionally, the Titans waived RB Jamie Harper.
— Tennessee Titans (@TennesseeTitans) May 8, 2013
Parmele played really well for the Jags last season when he was able to get on the field. He had 40 carries...
The Titans pulled a switcheroo at the running back position on Wednesday, waiving Jamie Harper and signing free agent Jalen Parmele.
Harper was the Titans' fourth-round selection in 2011 out of Clemson. A bigger back at 5'11", 233 pounds, the Titans seemed to draft him with the expectation he might be a short-yardage back, but he quickly fell out of favor and struggled...
Today, the Titans made a switch among their running backs, signing Jalen Parmele and waiving Jamie Harper.
Harper was used as a short-yardage back and not much else. He was made expendable due to the signing of Shonn Greene this off-season. Parmele will give the Titans depth at RB and provide them with another receiving back. He can also help out on special teams returning kicks...
The Tennessee Titans have waived their 2011 4th round pick Jamie Harper. Harper had 36 carries for 74 yards (2.1 avg.) and 4 scores during his two seasons backing up Chris Johnson. He is 23 years old from Clemson - 5'11" 233lb. I'd expect Harper to draw interest from teams looking for depth at the running back position.On March 13th, Shonn Greene signed a three-year...
John Glennon reports that the Titans have signed former Jaguars RB Jalen Parmele and parted with RB Jamie Harper.
According to Glennon, the team sees Parmele as a more versatile player than Harper, who can also contribute in the passing game and on special teams for them.
Last year, Parmele received just 8 carries and rushed for 45 yards. Harper had a base salary of ...
The Tennessee Titans have waived running back Jamie Harper.
Harper said his goodbyes on Twitter.
It’s been real Tenn thanks for all the support and love
— Jamie Harper (@Newbreed23) May 8, 2013
Harper was a reserve back that only ran for 30 yards on 19 carries and 3 touchdowns in 2012.
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Titans coach Mike Munchak said backup running back Jamie Harper could see more carries in short yardage and goal-line situations going forward, according to Terry McCormick of TitanInsider.com.Fantasy Spin:Harper scored a one-yard touchdown Thursday against the Steelers after Chris Johnson failed to get the ball in on the previous carry. Harper's presence could be devastating...
Tim Shaw blocked a punt to set up Jamie Harper's 1-yard run that gave the Tennessee Titans a 13-10 lead over the Pittsburgh Steelers early in the second quarter Thursday night.
The Titans had been one of only two NFL teams without a rushing touchdown - the St. Louis Rams were the other - before Harper's burst on the opening play of the second quarter.
Shaw set up the touchdown...
As much as Xs and Os are a part of coaching, player management and motiviation is an essential element as well. Tonight, Titans coach Mike Munchak missed a golden opportunity to help his starting running back break out of a slump.
Chris Johnson has done very little to help himself, his image, or his team since his holdout to begin the 2011 season and he certainly hasn’t contributed...
Back on Thursday night, Titans rookie running back Jamie Harper might have turned in the celebration of the preseason after a rushing touchdown in the fourth quarter of the Titans/Cardinals week three preseason game.
Watch as Harper does a full front flip after scoring:
(Courtesy of Tiger Net)