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Jerome Harrison

Jerome Harrison - #36 - RB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 5' 9"/ 205 lbs.
Birthday 02/26/1983
Birthplace Kalamazoo, MI
College Washington State
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 5th round, 12th pick by Browns

Lions place RB Harrison on reserve/non-football injury list

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The Lions placed RB Jerome Harrison on the reserve/non-football illness list on Tuesday.

Ronnie Brown takes trade breakdown in stride

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
Ronnie Brown was looking forward to more opportunities in Detroit, but he's back in Philly after the trade was voided.

Report: RB Harrison has brain tumor

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
The deadline-day trade between the Lions and the Eagles that was to have swapped RBs Jerome Harrison and Ronnie Brown was voided because it was discovered that Harrison has a brain tumor.

Lions acquire veteran RB Brown from Eagles

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Lions, needing insurance for their rushing attack, have acquired RB Ronnie Brown from the Eagles.

Del Pilar's Digest: Running back sleepers

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 10:56 p.m. ET
With people expecting big things from Ryan Mathews, Chargers RB Mike Tolbert has become tremendously undervalued and is a solid sleeper.

Lions sign pair of RBs

Posted Aug. 09, 2011 @ 9:25 a.m. ET
A day after they lost their backup running back to a season-ending injury, the Lions added two players to the depth chart at the position, signing veteran RBs Mike Bell and Jerome Harrison on Tuesday.

Redskins TE Davis not making expected impact

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 8:31 p.m. ET
Although he's considered a big-time talent, Washington TE Fred Davis hasn't shown enough this season for the coaches to showcase him as a receiver.

Browns emphasizing physicality, not pace, in running game

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
Clearly, Jerome Harrison had fallen out of favor with the Browns, but his departure leaves the Browns without an established change-of-pace back — and even more lacking in speed on offense than they were previously.

Eagles admit mistake on RB Bell

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
Because they have a good situation right now, the Eagles could afford to admit they made a bad call in having signed RB Mike Bell, whom they traded to Cleveland this week.

Mangini explains Harrison trade

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 8:18 p.m. ET
Browns head coach Eric Mangini said Thursday that the decision to trade Jerome Harrison to Philadelphia for Mike Bell can be chalked up to the emergence of RB Peyton Hillis, as well as Bell being "more of a fit" for ...

Browns trade Harrison to Eagles for Bell

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
The Browns have traded RB Jerome Harrison to the Eagles for RB Mike Bell, the Eagles announced Wednesday. 

Mangini: RB Harrison could get some work vs. Atlanta

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
Browns head coach Eric Mangini said Thursday that RB Jerome Harrison will "probably have some opportunities this week" vs Atlanta after the former first-string tailback didn't carry once vs. Cincinnati in Week Four, and Mangini indicated that Harrison had ...

Mangini to Harrison: Protect the football

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Browns head coach Eric Mangini had a less-than-subtle response to Jerome Harrison when the fumble-prone running back wondered publicly about his role in the team's offense.

Hillis rumbles to top of Browns depth chart

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
While an injury to RB Montario Hardesty was supposed to open the door for Jerome Harrison to regain the top spot in Cleveland, it's Peyton Hillis who has seized the opportunity.

RB Harrison among nine Browns out of practice

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Browns starting RB Jerome Harrison (thigh) was among nine Browns who were to sit out practice Thursday, head coach Eric Mangini said, according to the club.


Posted May 15, 2012
Detroit put Harrison on the reserve/non-football illness list.||||||| Harrison had surgery in October for a brain tumor, which was discovered after the Lions attempted to trade him to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Posted Oct. 20, 2011
ESPN is reporting that Detroit Lions running back Jerome Harrison has a brain tumor.||||||| The site says the tumor was revealed when Harrison had a physical after being dealt this week by Detroit to the Philadelphia Eagles in a trade that was voided by the discovery. Lions coach Jim Schwartz wouldn't confirm or deny the report, citing a privacy issue. He said Harrison was back on the team's 53-man roster.
Posted Oct. 18, 2011
The Philadelphia Eagles traded running back Ronnie Brown to the Detroit Lions for Harrison and an undisclosed draft pick in 2013.||||||| Harrison is starting his second stint with the Eagles. He was first acquired in a 2010 trade with Cleveland and rushed for 239 yards and a touchdown. In 2009, Harrison led the Browns with 194 carries for 862 yards and five touchdowns, and tied for the team lead with 34 receptions for 220 yards and two touchdowns.
Posted Oct. 13, 2010
Disappointed with his role in Cleveland's offense this season, Harrison was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles on Wednesday for Mike Bell in an exchange of running backs.||||||| Harrison thought this season would be so much more after rushing for a club record 286 yards - the third-most in NFL history - against Kansas City last season and gaining 561 yards in Cleveland's final three games. On Sunday, Harrison gained just six yards on six attempts in a loss to Atlanta. One week earlier, he didn't get a carry in a win over Cincinnati, playing mostly on special teams.
Posted Sept. 26, 2010
Harrison was placed on the inactive list for Sunday's game against the Ravens because of a thigh injury.||||||| In the season's first two games, Harrison had 85 yards and no touchdowns on 25 carries.