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Titans talking to Jurrell Casey about a new deal

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Titans defensive lineman Jurrell Casey has a new look, and he’s hoping for a new contract to go with it.

According to Jim Wyatt of the Tennesseean, Casey’s reps are talking to the Titans about a new deal, though nothing appears imminent at the moment.

Casey was a revelation last year, with 10.5 sacks at defensive tackle. He’s dropped 15 pounds (down to 290-ish) in hopes of playing even quicker, since he’ll likely move outside more in the Titans’ hybrid 3-4 defense this year.

“It’s a new season, a new goal,” Casey said. “Even if I would have made [the Pro Bowl] last year I still have to go out there and prove I can do it again another year.

“At the end of the day I still have to go out there and compete and get to the Pro Bowl and All-Pro as many times possible.”

He’s a tremendous bargain at the moment, making $1.431 million in the final year of his rookie deal.

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6 Responses to “Titans talking to Jurrell Casey about a new deal”
  1. tennesseeoilers says: Jun 10, 2014 11:19 AM

    He’s the anti-Haynesworth.

    Thank God.

  2. taylormade311 says: Jun 10, 2014 11:39 AM

    Pay this man.

  3. king914 says: Jun 10, 2014 11:42 AM

    Glad they’re starting talks early. Easily our best defensive player, even best player on the roster. PAY THE MAN.

  4. rascalmanny says: Jun 10, 2014 12:12 PM

    Pay up, Titans!

  5. notthetroll says: Jun 10, 2014 12:33 PM

    what kind of a player lets his play on the field do the talking?
    Ans: the right kind. reward him and yourselves by signing him early.

  6. titansbro says: Jun 10, 2014 3:48 PM

    This is the kind of player you pony up the dollars to keep. Lock him up.

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