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Jurrell Casey - "As long as I stay healthy, aint nobody out there that can stop me"

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by JCBRAVE, Sep 3, 2013.

  1. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE @JCBRAVE

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    Okay, you have to excuse Casey's verbiage, but you get what he's saying. Those comments came from his most recent interview, which can be seen here http://www.titansonline.com/media-c...o_Opener/9156d678-9e00-4c6d-b90a-2b01b999b698

    Casey has even previously spoken about being a Hall of Fame player, so talk about confidence, he's got tons of it.

    I like Casey, he plays hard so he can talk all he wants, he's become one of our better players.

    Casey currently has 7 total tackles and 1 sack vs the Steelers and is 1-1 vs Pittsburgh as a starter.

    Is Jurrell Casey the player he's making himself out to be? Can he be a cornerstone of this defense for years to come?
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  2. RockyTop Fox

    RockyTop Fox Defensive Coordinator

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    As far as a run-stopping nose tackle, it doesn't get much better than Casey. You guys think there's any chance of him developing an Albert Haynesworth-like pass rush? I don't see that happening, but he's still the best D-lineman we've had since him.
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  3. The Hammer

    The Hammer Out for a rip

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    Rather typical attitude of a USC player during the Carroll-Kiffin years. DT is a rather fickle position. Not sure he can be a cornerstone of the D for years to come. At this point though I would say he and Ayers are the best defensive players the Titans have.
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  4. Ensconatus

    Ensconatus Namaste

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    Saw him smash a couple double teams in the preseason. Hadn't seen that out of him before. I'm buying stock
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  5. Mberglo

    Mberglo Starter

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    I'm a fan.
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  6. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff Member

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    I think he the closest thing the Titans have had for a dominating DT since Haynesworth. He flashes big time potential but I don't see much consistency—especially against the run.

    If he were to have a big season, it would be the one thing which would make the entire defense much better, IMO.
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  7. Kaeotik

    Kaeotik Pro Bowler

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    Casey is a beast. He's still got too much fat on those thighs though. (No Homo) If he'd turn that fat into muscle, he'd be Haynesworth like.
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  8. The Playmaker

    The Playmaker pineapple pizza party

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    Yeah I'm in, glad more of our defensive players are starting to have more confidence and more of an attitude.
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  9. xhrr

    xhrr Starter

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    So all Casey needs to do is simply hit squats and lunges real hard one offseason and boom he will be Haynesworth? Are you available as a S&C coach? If anything he looks top heavy but I could care less what a dudes physical appearance is if he plays well. I'm on the Casey bandwagon for him to blow up this year.
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  10. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    Geno Atkins v2.0

    /dream
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