NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans can be with out Professional Bowl defensive lineman Jurrell Casey after they face the Indianapolis Colts within the season finale subsequent week. The staff plans to put Casey on injured reserve with a strained MCL, sources inform ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Head coach Mike Vrabel mentioned he would not anticipate having Casey obtainable when the Titans host the Colts on Sunday. Anticipate reserve defensive lineman Bennie Logan to substitute Casey within the beginning lineup.
Casey strained the MCL in his left knee in Saturday’s sport towards the Redskins whereas serving to sort out operating again Adrian Peterson late within the fourth quarter. The eighth-year defensive lineman was helped off the sector and brought into the medical tent for additional examination. Casey eliminated his pads and watched the Titans’ remaining defensive stand from the sideline.
Casey had appeared on the harm report beforehand with a knee harm and missed two days of follow main up to the Washington sport. He was named to his fourth profession Professional Bowl final week. He completed his season with seven sacks.
The Titans acquired excellent news concerning quarterback Marcus Mariota. Mariota suffered a stinger harm Saturday that isn’t believed to be associated to the elbow harm that restricted his potential to grip the soccer earlier this season. Vrabel mentioned Mariota feels higher and can take a look at his throwing arm throughout staff exercises on Monday.