NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that the Titans are trading DE Jurrell Casey to the Broncos for a mere 7th-round pick. This is clearly a case of Tennessee dumping salary. Casey still has 3 years left on his contract, with cap numbers of about $11.8 million, $12.3 million and $13.85 million. Casey remains a productive player heading into just his age-30 season and should start for the Broncos in 2020. We'll see how Denver handles the remaining 2 cuttable years on his deal beyond that.
The Titans have placed DE Jurrell Casey on IR after he strained his left MCL in Saturday's win over Washington. That takes 1 of Tennessee's best defensive players out for Sunday night's finale against the Colts.
Titans DE Jurrell Casey injured his left knee late in Saturday's win over Washington. Although the team has yet to announce a specific diagnosis, beat writer Paul Kuharsky reports that the veteran might be done for the season. We'll see about official word, but IDP owners should expect to go without Casey in Week 17.