Casey (back) was a full participant in Friday's practice.
After being held out of the last two practices, Casey looks to have used the time off to put the back injury behind him. He should be a full go for Sunday's game against the Jaguars, although he was a non-factor in their Week 1 loss to the Raiders, as he failed to record a single tackle in the outing.
Casey (back) did not participate in Thursday's practice, but coach Mike Mularkey said that he is still likely to play in Sunday's game against the Jaguars, Terry McCormick of TitanInsider.com reports.
Casey is dealing with a back injury, but it appears as though it is a minor one. Expect the defensive end to be cautious over the next couple of days to ensure he'll be ready for Sunday's matchup.
Casey's deal is worth $60.4 million over four years, including $20 million guaranteed, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. His latest contract comes after signing a four-year, $36 million pact with Tennessee back in 2014, evidencing the substantial value the franchise considers him to possess. A third-round pick in 2011, Casey has emerged as one of the league's most disruptive interior defensive linemen, registering 327 tackles and 33 sacks while missing just two games and being named to two Pro Bowls over six seasons.
Casey finishes the season with 44 tackles and 5.0 sacks. He missed a game due to a foot injury but played in at least 15 contests for the sixth straight season since being picked in the third round of the 2011 draft. The durable defensive lineman is in the midst of a four-year, $36 million extension, ensuring he'll be back with the
Casey (foot) is active for Sunday's game against the Chiefs, BJ Kissel of Chiefs.com reports.
Casey, who sat out the Week 14 win over the Broncos, was limited in practice all week, but showed enough progress with his condition to receive clearance to suit up. The return of the Titans' top defensive lineman couldn't come at a better time, as he'll be tasked with clogging up running lanes against an effective Chiefs ground attack that could run the ball even more than usual Sunday with frigid temperatures descending on Kansas City.
|4||10/1/17||@ HOU||1:00 pm|
|5||10/8/17||@ MIA||1:00 pm|
|7||10/22/17||@ CLE||1:00 pm|
|Bye: Week 8|
|11||11/16/17||@ PIT||8:25 pm|
|12||11/26/17||@ IND||1:00 pm|
|14||12/10/17||@ ARI||4:05 pm|
|15||12/17/17||@ SF||4:25 pm|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|