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James Casey

James Casey - #85 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 240 lbs.
Birthday 09/22/1984
Birthplace Azle, TX
College Rice
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 5th round, 16th pick by Texans

Eagles take risk on Sims' aggressiveness, health

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
If the Eagles can get recent trade acquisition Ernie Sims to play within the scheme and keep him healthy, he could he a valuable and versatile weapon.

Chiefs' choice of McCluster shocks Eagles

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
The Eagles were poised to draft Dexter McCluster, writes Eric Edholm, but K.C. beat them to the punch. In "Around the NFL," Edholm will be posting blog entries throughout the draft.

Eagles pay price to land Graham

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 9:13 p.m. ET
I have to say I wasn’t expecting Brandon Graham to be the pick at No. 13 once I heard the Eagles had traded up to that spot.

Eagles land Sims in three-team deal; Lions get Scheffler

Posted April 19, 2010 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
The Eagles have acquired LB Ernie Sims from the Lions in a three-way trade on Monday. The Lions also landed TE Tony Scheffler from Denver, with the Broncos getting draft picks.

Eagles OG Jean-Gilles signs one-year tender

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Thursday that they have signed OG Max Jean-Gilles, a restricted free agent, to a one-year contract.

Eagles surprisingly deal McNabb to rival Redskins

Posted April 04, 2010 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
In what is the most surprising move of the entire NFL offseason, the Eagles have traded QB Donovan McNabb to the division-rival Redskins.

Eagles ship Brown, Gocong to Browns for Hall, picks

Posted April 02, 2010 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Eagles and Browns completed a trade Friday, sending CB Sheldon Brown and LB Chris Gocong to Cleveland in exchange for LB Alex Hall, plus fourth- and fifth-round draft picks in 2010.

Eagles extend Banner's contract

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Thursday that they have extended the contract of president Joe Banner and promoted Don Smolenski to chief operating officer.

Eagles re-sign LB Gaither

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET

Draft's second day won't lack for intrigue

Posted March 30, 2010 @ 10:46 a.m. ET
The second day of the NFL draft could be very interesting this year, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening, with the Eagles and Browns two teams to watch.

Trading McNabb right move for Eagles

Posted March 29, 2010 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Eagles fans have not known a full-time quarterback other than Donovan ­McNabb for the past 10 seasons, but they better get used to hearing a new QB's name in 2010.

Reid: Eagles willing to listen on QB offers

Posted March 24, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles have a wealth at quarterback, and other teams are calling to gauge the team's interest in trading one of them, head coach Andy Reid said this week at the NFL spring meetings.

Saints allow RB Bell to sign with Eagles

Posted March 24, 2010 @ 2:11 a.m. ET
The Saints have decided not to match the Eagles' offer to restricted free-agent RB Mike Bell, allowing him to join Philadelphia.

Maclin ready for more in Year Two

Posted March 20, 2010 @ 8:50 a.m. ET
Jeremy Maclin might have hit the rookie wall by the end of his first season in Philadelphia, but it was otherwise an unquestioned success.

DE Babin joins Titans

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
DE Jason Babin will join the Titans after the Eagles declined to match an offer sheet the restricted free agent signed with Tennessee on Wednesday, the Titans announced Friday. Babin reportedly signed a one-year, $1 million deal with Tennessee.  

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 23, 2011
Casey is inactive for Sunday's game against Tennessee.||||||| The Texans had Casey listed as doubtful while he recovers from a strained pectoral muscle, but he will miss a second straight game Sunday. Lawrence Vickers is starting in his place.
Posted Sept. 26, 2011
The unheralded Casey had five receptions for 126 yards and one score Sunday in a 40-33 loss to the Saints.||||||| Casey is a feel-good story as a running back out of nearby Rice. The Texans are loaded with quality backs and Casey is no exception.
Posted Sept. 03, 2010
Casey had 81 yards on eight catches in the Texans' 24-17 loss to Tampa Bay in their preseason finale Thursday.||||||| Casey is low on the Texans' depth chart.

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