REPORT: Denver Broncos’ shaky offensive line looking shakier than ever

If you’ve found yourself up late at night wondering how Peyton Manning is going to get through this matchup against the Vikings without his head attached to his shoulders, this news is not going to make you sleep any better. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The NFL’s 10 biggest breakout stars of 2015 Hot Seat: Three coaches who need to be fired sooner than later QB Rankings: Who’s...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Drops, flags prevent Manning from finding rhythm

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) The new hybrid offense that mixes Peyton Manning's skills and Gary Kubiak's philosophies needs more work, or at least Manning's top targets do. Dropped passes and penalties prevented the Broncos quarterback from finding the end zone or even a rhythm in his 2015 debut Saturday night. Demaryius Thomas, Owen Daniels and James Casey dropped third-down passes that...
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August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

In Their Words: Men on the bubble speak

Training camp can be a stressful time for guys who are third, fourth or even fifth on an NFL depth chart. Ask kicker Karl Schmitz, who was waived Thursday by the Denver Broncos to make room for a nose tackle. The fear that today could be your last day with the club is constant for some guys. Tight end/fullback James Casey, running back Ronnie Hillman and wide receiver/kick returner...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos sign TE James Casey

Casey was signed by the Eagles following the 2012 season to a 3-year, 12 million dollar deal. He was expected to be a jack of all traits matchup nightmare in Chip Kelly’s offense, but struggled to make it onto the field, playing a combined 330 snaps in 2 seasons in Philadelphia behind both Brent Celek and Zach Ertz, before being an easy cap casualty this off-season. He’s going...
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos' James Casey turned baseball failure into an NFL success story

The Broncos' new fullback used to throw a 95-mph fastball and a monster curve. James Casey was fresh out of high school then. Now, he looks back on the path he took -- the one that led him from the White Sox farm system to Rice University to the NFL -- and admits it's been a whirlwind.His story started as a prep star for the Azle (Texas) Hornets. The White Sox made an 18-year-old...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

How do the Broncos plan on replacing new TE Jeff Heuerman?

He figured to be a role player at tight end for the Broncos this season. Now, the Broncos need to figure out how to Jeff Heuerman after the Ohio State product was lost for the season with an ACL injury. A "quantity over quality" approach could end up being Denver's answer. Per the team's website, Gary Kubiak's Texan teams had four tight ends on the Week 1 roster five times, and...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Veteran additions happy to reunite at Dove Valley

The Denver Broncos reconvened Monday at Dove Valley and for the first time the new rookies met the veterans on the roster. While the youngsters experience may have been intimidating or awkward, two NFL veterans, new to the team, are excited to work with some familiar faces. Both Antonio Smith and James Casey have already settled into Dove Valley and were candid in their press conference...
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May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos third-round pick suffers major knee injury, expected to miss season

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Another prized pick from last weekend's NFL Draft is expected to miss the season after suffering a major knee injury at a rookie minicamp. This time it's Broncos third-rounder Jeff Heuerman. The tight end from Ohio State tore his left anterior cruciate ligament at a special teams practice Saturday afternoon and had to be carted off the field. The workout had been...
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May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos make curious pick at No. 92, take guy who won National Title last year

The Denver Broncos seemingly addressed the tight end position this offseason. Apparently, not well enough for John Elway. The #BroncosDraft in the third round of the 2015 #NFLDraft … @JHeuerman86! pic.twitter.com/Xg9Klfh7MJ — #BroncosDraft (@Broncos) May 2, 2015 With Owen Daniels and James Casey signed as free agents in March and Virgil Green brought back, the pick makes little...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos 7-Round Mock Draft 1.0

Round One – Andrus Peat, OT, Stanford View image | gettyimages.com The team could really benefit from adding a Tackle on the other side of Ryan Clady.  The addition of a strong, power tackle on the right side would cement the offensive line for Gary Kubiak’s new squad. Also, keep in mind that the addition of Peat and more run blocking would go right in line with what...
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos agree to terms with tight end James Casey

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) James Casey brings both versatility and familiarity to Dove Valley. The free-agent tight end who agreed to a one-year deal with the Denver Broncos on Saturday played for coach Gary Kubiak in Houston from 2009-12. He spent his last two seasons in Philadelphia, where he worked primarily as a run-blocker in Chip Kelly's offense and made his mark on special teams...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Broncos Sign TE James Casey To A One-Year Deal

The Denver Broncos announced Saturday that they’ve signed veteran TE James Casey to a one-year contract. BREAKING: #Broncos and TE @jamescasey85 have agreed to terms on a one-year deal. pic.twitter.com/Mjj3aNtjtM — Denver Broncos (@Broncos) April 11, 2015 The Eagles released Casey back in February in a move that freed up $4 million in available cap space. ... The post Broncos...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading the Eagles Offseason Moves Thus Far

View image | gettyimages.com It has been a roller coaster ride this far into the offseason. LeSean McCoy now resides in Orchard Park N.Y. and his former quarterback can probably see the Gateway Arch from his house. Yes, many Philadelphia Eagles fans were upset when the details for the  Sam Bradford deal were announced. “We gave up a second round pick for Sam Bradford?”...
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March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly takes a huge gamble with the future of the Philadelphia Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles continue to make major roster changes. First the team released guard Todd Herremanns and tight end James Casey. Then after trying to negotiate with linebacker Trent Cole he was released, along with cornerback Cary Williams. They followed that action up by pulling a surprise move in trading running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills for linebacker Kiko...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Major Modifications in Philadelphia

With trade deadlines come and gone there is a lot of action going on in the realm of football. Some players are leaving their beloved cities while other incoming players can’t wait to get started in their new homes. The Philadelphia Eagles have a lot on their plate during the offseason and Head Coach Chip Kelly is the final decision maker.The Eagles withdrew from placing their...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Quit Giving Bills Fans Hope!

Something happened? Whaaa? If you haven't been paying attention to the NFL, the Eagles and Bills have tried their best to suck your attention back in with quite the trade this past Tuesday night. The Philadelphia Eagles have a trade in place to send running back LeSean McCoy to the Buffalo Bills for Kiko Alonso. While the trade itself may be labeled as all part of "Chip Kelly's Plan...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles working on a new contract with Trent Cole

Thus far this offseason, the Philadelphia Eagles have released tight end James Casey and offensive lineman Todd Herremans as cap casualties and could be faced with the same situation again with veteran outside linebacker Trent Cole. The Eagles prefer not to release Cole, who has been a fan favorite among fans but he is making $11.6 million this upcoming season, which is second highest...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars: Five Players The Team Must Sign

I hate to be the buzzkill when it comes to NFL free agency, but Jaguars fans are going to be disappointed once the market opens March 10 at 4 p.m.I hope I am wrong, but it would seem that the “greatest free agency year” in some time is starting to thin out. The players who were released this past week got the boot so most teams could re-sign their own players or make a run at...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Sheridan sets me straight on “cap casualty” theory—and Leo dishes on North Italian cuisine…

Northern Italian cooking is a nice place to seek refuge from a harsh winter… Northern Italian landscape represents the birthplace of Leo Pizzini’s family taste in cuisine… I’m the first guy to admit I can learn a lot from Phil Sheridan. No, not the Civil War general— but the guy who’s a Philadelphia native and a graduate of Temple University and who became an Inquirer...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles to release Todd Herremans

Last Thursday, the Philadelphia Eagles released tight end James Casey as it saved them $4 million in cap space for free agency. Today, it looks like they will be making another cap casualty move. According to Adam Caplan of ESPN.com, the Eagles will release veteran offensive lineman Todd Herremans. This move was a shocker to many Eagles fans as Herremans has been a consistent offensive...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles are poised to hit the free agent market

Led by Chip Kelly and Howie Roseman, the Philadelphia Eagles have a vision. This vision is to build depth through free agency, and stash star-caliber players in the draft. While this strategy has been ineffective thus far, especially when you look at the James Casey’s and Marcus Smith’s of the world, the Eagles still have plenty of cap room to make a splash this offseason. Sportrac...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Eagles tight end James Casey receiving interest from other teams

Last Thursday afternoon, when the Philadelphia Eagles released tight end James Casey it was not because he was an unproductive player. He was released because he is scheduled to make $4 million next season and the Eagles are not willing to spend that much on him. But despite Casey being released, he is starting to garner attention from other teams across the league. According to...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Free Agent TE James Casey Visiting Cardinals, 2-3 Other Teams Interested

Mike Jurecki of FOX Sports 910 in Phoenix reports the Cardinals will bring in former Eagles TE James Casey for a visit at some point this week. Adam Caplan reports that two – three other NFL teams want to meet with Casey as well. The Eagles cut Casey loose last week in a move that freed up $4 million in available cap space for the Eagles. It wasn’t a surprise that Casey was...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles Release TE James Casey

The Eagles released tight end James Casey earlier today, making him available to teams when free agency starts in March. Casey had 1 year left on his 3-year deal with Philadelphia. The cut saved the Eagles $4.1 million in salary room, leaving room to explore bigger name options in free agency. The Eagles currently are in need of help in the secondary, and the extra room does a great...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Release James Casey

Of no surprise to fans of the Philadelphia Eagles, James Casey has been released prior to the 2015 free agency period. One of the first signings of the Chip Kelly era, Casey never received an opportunity to be of value on offense, despite his contributions on special teams. The Eagles tight end notified the world on twitter earlier today, bidding a classy farewell to the Eagles...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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