Broncos DT Jurrell Casey Blasts Titans for Tossing Him Away Like 'Trash'

Tennessee Titans defensive lineman Jurrell Casey
Tennessee Titans defensive lineman Jurrell Casey | Wesley Hitt/Getty Images

The Tennessee Titans made the puzzling decision to part ways with star defensive lineman Jurrell Casey, which led to John Elway and the Denver Broncos pouncing on him for just a seventh-round pick. The pick was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs, and it was used to select cornerback Thakarius Keyes.

A skinny cornerback from Tulane is not adequate compensation for an elite defensive tackle, and Casey knows this. Casey claims that the team threw him away "like a piece of trash" despite him staying loyal to Tennessee in the middle of some lean seasons.

The Broncos' first game of 2020 comes against Mike Vrabel and the Titans. Get your popcorn ready.

Casey has long been one of the most underrated players in the league, having recorded 51 sacks over the last nine seasons, with five consecutive Pro Bowls mixed in.

He's right to feel so irritated about his unceremonious release, especially since he was one of the key defensive players on a team that went to the AFC Championship game last season. Shipping him off to Denver for nothing has to feel irritating and very confusing.

Casey won't have to wait long to get his revenge on the Titans. Given how the Broncos' offensive line is still not quite up to par, Casey might be able to put Ryan Tannehill on his back.