Five-time Pro Bowl pick Jurrell Casey announces retirement


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Five-time Pro Bowl pick Jurrell Casey announces retirement

The former Titans star spent one final season with the Broncos last year, when he was only able to play three games due to injury.

Former Los Angeles defensive tackle Tennessee Titans, Jurrell Casey, announced his retirement Thursday after 10 NFL seasons.

Casey spent his first nine seasons with the Titans and was considered one of their best and most trusted players. The five times selected to Pro bowl participated in three meetings to Denver Broncos last season before suffering a season-ending bicep injury. He was released by the Broncos last February.

“This is a day of pride for Jurrell, his family and the family of the Titans“said the owner of the Titans, Amy Adams Strunk, it’s a statement. “There is no better model for what a player can do, both on the field and in the community than Jurrell. His five Pro Bowls and two Community Man of the Year Awards they are part of a tremendous legacy for others to follow. “

The Titans they selected Casey with the 77th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft NFL. He participated in 139 regular-season games from 2011 to 2019 – tied for the sixth-most among defensive linemen in the NFL during that time – and missed just five games during that span. His 139 games place him No. 11 in franchise history among defensive players.

CaseyThe 31-year-old was a six-time defense captain for the Titans, whose 51 career sacks rank him second, behind only Jevon kearse (52) since the franchise relocated to Tennessee, in 1997.

Casey he is also a two-time award nominee Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year. Casey and his wife, Ryann, they founded The Casey Fund, which works to support organizations that address the needs of needy youth and previously incarcerated individuals.


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