Jurrell Casey gets bigger, hoping to help Titans take it to “another level”

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Jurrell Casey gets bigger, hoping to help Titans take it to “another level”
Jurrell Casey gets bigger, hoping to help Titans take it to “another level”

Jurrell Casey said he played last season at 275 pounds, his lowest playing weight in his eight seasons in the NFL. So for his ninth season, the Titans defensive lineman was intent on getting his weight up. Casey now weighs 284 pounds and would love to play around 290 but knows that could prove a challenge. “I want to be a little bit stronger,” Casey said, via Jim Wyatt of the team website, “and a little bit stouter to help the overall team as a whole.” Casey switched from a vegan diet to a Pescatarian diet, which still is plant-based but provides for more protein. Casey made 72 tackles, 50 quarterback pressures and a team-high seven sacks last season, but he injured his knee in the team's Dec.

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