Former Tennessee Titans and Denver Broncos defensive tackle Jurrell Casey has announced he is retiring after 10 seasons in the NFL. The five-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle was one of the best defensive linemen in the NFL during his NFL tenure. He spent the first nine years of his career with the Titans before spending an injury-riddle year with the Broncos last season. Casey only got to play three games with Denver last year and has decided it is time to move on from the NFL.
Longtime Titans star DL Jurrell Casey has announced his retirement after 10 seasons.
A five-time Pro Bowler and one of the most disruptive interior defensive lineman during his time in the NFL.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) September 2, 2021
In honor of Jurrell Casey retiring, some of the work I did on him as a run-defender, where he was excellent. pic.twitter.com/3TiGUwXiIC
— Brandon Thorn (@BrandonThornNFL) September 2, 2021
Jurrell Casey was an anchor on the Tennesse defense for years and stuck with the franchise through both good and bad seasons. In his ten-year career, he recorded eight forced fumbles, 51 sacks, 85 tackles for a loss, and 117 quarterback hits. He also recorded 332 solo tackles and 507 combined tackles. Casey acquired those numbers by playing 142 games and starting in 140 of them.
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The former Tennessee Titian is going to retire as a member of the Titans. His best memories were with the team and the fans will surely welcome him into retirement. Casey will be fondly remembered by Titans fans across the state and country. The former Pro Bowl defensive tackle begins his journey after football.
Jurrell Casey: “I love the Tennessee Titans and I will always love them. I will be a Titan forever.”