Titans choose not to sign QB Lemon, WRs Jones and Parker after workout

The Tennessee Titans worked out quarterback Cleo Lemon and wide receivers Matt Jones and Samie Parker on Thursday, but decided not to sign the three free agents at this time, a league source told NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

All three players, along with wide receiver Jerry Porter, visited the Titans in the morning. According to the league source, Jones, Lemon and Parker underwent physicals, but Porter did not.

The Titans are thin at wide receiver following a hamstring injury to free-agent signee Nate Washington. No timeline has been given for Washington's return since he was injured Aug. 24.

The Titans have looked at a handful of veteran receivers, including Torry Holt and Drew Bennett. Holt landed with the Jacksonville Jaguars, and Bennett signed with the Baltimore Ravens before abruptly retiring.

Jones, Porter and Lemon all played for the Jaguars last season.

Jones, a first-round draft pick by the Jaguars in 2005, had his best season as a pro in 2008, posting career highs in receptions (65) and yards (761) in 12 games. However, the Jaguars released Jones on March 16 after off-the-field issues.

Porter, a nine-year veteran, had just 11 receptions for 181 yards and one touchdown last season and was released on Feb. 11, only one year into his six-year, $30.4 million contract with Jacksonville. He was guaranteed $10 million in the deal.

Lemon, a five-year veteran, was the Jaguars' backup quarterback and played in just two games, going 0-of-2 passing. He was released on June 17 and later signed with the Ravens, who cut him Sept. 1.

Parker had 110 receptions for 1,529 yards and seven touchdowns with the Kansas City Chiefs from 2004 to 2007, but he spent the 2008 offseason with three teams -- the Denver Broncos, Carolina Panthers and Seattle Seahawks. Parker signed with the Oakland Raiders during this offseason but was released Aug. 26.

The Associated Press contributed to this report

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