Titans hire Jim Skipper as new running backs coach
Mike Munchak has filled yet another spot on the Tennessee
coaching staff, hiring Jim Skipper as his running backs
The Titans announced the hiring Friday a couple hours after
introducing new offensive coordinator Chris Palmer.
Skipper spent the past nine seasons coaching running back with
the Carolina Panthers, including 2009 when both DeAngelo Williams
and Jonathan Stewart became the first duo of teammates to each rush
for more than 1,000 yards. Williams finished third in the NFL with
a franchise-record 1,515 yards rushing in 2008.
Munchak says he thinks Skipper has the ability to take Chris
Johnson’s game to a new level.
Skipper has coached 23 seasons in the NFL with nine more in