How the Titans fared in the red zone in 2012: Run offense

Red zone performance is something that can have a big effect on how often teams win and lose. As I chronicled last offseason, the Titans had mixed results in the red zone in 2011. The passing game was pretty good. The rushing offense, well, it was very good close to the goalline and pretty miserable between the 5 and 20. Overall, the Titans were very good at converting red zone opportunities...
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July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News & Rumors: Friday 5/31

NFL Free Agents RB Jamie Harper has worked out for the Giants and Patriots this week. (Albert Breer) WR Titus Young had been reached out to by the NFL but he declined any sort of assistance offered. (Eric Adelson) QB Tim Tebow‘s career might be over. (NFLTR) NFL Notes WR Reggie Williams has signed with the Toronto Argonauts in the CFL. (Adam Caplan) Retired CB Ronde Barber...
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May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans sign RB Jalen Parmele

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...
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May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans drop Jamie Harper, add Jalen Paremele

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...
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May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans Sign RB Jalen Parmele and Waive Jamie Harper

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...
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May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans waive third year RB Jamie Harper

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...
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May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans Sign RB Jalen Parmele, Release RB Jamie Harper

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 ...
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May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans waive RB Jamie Harper

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.   Need NFL Tickets?
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May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: RB

Next up on our trip around the Tennessee Titans position by position by position as we head into the 2013 offseason is a look at the running back position. I admit it. Normally, I follow a very standard schedule when I do these positional analyses. Quarterback comes first, then running back, and so on. I started with quarterbacks this offseason, though, then didn't follow...
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February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans RB suffers Chris Johnson ankle injury, questionable to return

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson left the Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers with an ankle injury.  Johnson was seen walking around the sidelines after the injury and appears to be “okay.” Johnson had six yards on five carries before leaving the game. Backup Jamie Harper is in at running back for the Titans. Johnson has run for 1,159 yards on 244 carries...
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December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Titans place RB Ringer on IR

Running back Javon Ringer was placed on season-ending injured reserve by the Tennessee Titans with a torn ACL. Chris Johnson's primary backup, Ringer dealt with an infection in his arm earlier this season before suffering the knee injury during a loss to the Minnesota Vikings. He finishes the 2012 season with just two carries for 14 yards. Ringer has 486 career rushing yards...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

AFC South Review: Titans Defeat Bills; Texans (Re)Take The Reigns

The AFC South provided fans with a little bit of everything this week.-The Titans emerged victorious in a wild shootout against Buffalo.  -The Colts finally found balance against the Browns.-The Texans looked to be in mid-season form against the Ravens.-The Jaguars looked competitive, before losing a heart breaker to the Oakland Raiders.Titans Take Second Consecutive Win Chris Johnson...
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October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Jamie Harper Could Hold Goal-Line Role With Titans

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...
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October 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Blocked punt helps Titans take early 13-10 lead

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...
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October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Jamie Harper scores early TD for Titans to their long term detriment

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 much on the field this year, coming into tonight’s game boasting a 2.9 YPC average. He was quoted this week as saying that the Tennessee Titans needed a … Continue reading »
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October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Jamie Harper scores early TD for Titans to their long term detriment

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...
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October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Javon Ringer To Miss 4-6 Weeks with Knee Injury

Titans running back Javon Ringers will miss 4-6 weeks with an MCL injury but he won't need season-ending surgery.Fantasy Spin:That's great news for Ringer. Early indications were that he suffered a serious knee injury and would be out for the season. Chris Johnson will be backed up by Jamie Harper in the interim.
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October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Titans-Vikings inactives, gameday thread

The inactives are out for today's game at Mall of America Field between the Titans and the Vikings, and here they are: MINNESOTA VIKINGS: OL Mark Asper, QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson, LB Marvin Mitchell, S Mistral Raymond, DE D'Aundre Reed, S Andrew Sendejo, WR Jairus Wright TENNESSEE TITANS: LB Patrick Bailey, RB Jamie Harper, WR Lavelle Hawkins, QB Jake Locker, OG...
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October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Titans vs. Patriots: Week 1 Offensive Match-Up

Last time around it did not go very well, to say the least, for the Tennessee Titans when they played at New England in October of 2009.  They got stomped.  And when I say stomped, I mean a humiliating 59-0 show the Patriots had fun putting on at Gillette Stadium for the home fans. It just so happens the Tennessee Titans get their chance for redemption, this time on their home...
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September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans RB Jamie Harper celebrates touchdown with front flip (Video)

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)
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August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Improved Locker helps Titans top Cardinals, 32-27

It was a lot more interesting late than it was early, but the Titans tonight improved to 2-1 in the preseason with a 32-27 win over the Arizona Cardinals thanks to a fourth-quarter touchdown run by Jamie Harper. The bigger storylines out of the game, though, were Jake Locker's first start as a starter and a gruesome injury that will cost Marc Mariani the 2012 season.Jake Locker...
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans third preseason game preview

The Titans finally play at home at LP Field this preseason, in front of some enormous new video boards. They take on the Arizona Cardinals this evening at 7 PM CT in a game that will be shown nationwide on ESPN.Here's what I'll be keeping my eye on tonight: Jake Locker. His second career start, his first home start, and his first start since the Titans declared he was...
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August 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Lessons: Prepping For Worst Case Scenario

With only a few preseason games in the books, we’ve already seen some key players go down with injuries. At the top of the list, we have Ryan Mathews. I’m seeing a lot of discussion about what this means for Mathews' draft position from this point on, but his injury serves as an early lesson about building your fantasy team.   Any player can get injured, some more than others...
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August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Tennessee Titans preseason positional analysis: FB

After previewing the quarterbacks and the running backs, it's time to turn our attention to the other backfield position, the fullback, in our preseason positional analysis series.For the past six seasons, the Titans' starting fullback has been Ahmard Hall. The former Texas Longhorn's contract expired following the end of the 2011 season, though, and the Titans elected...
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August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: RB

Which Chris Johnson will we see this year? Photo by Andrew Strickert for Total Titans We continue our position by position analysis of the Titans with a look now at the running backs.I was tempted to abide by the saying, "if you can't say anything good about someone, then don't say anything at all."  However, if I had followed that advice, then this...
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February 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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