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Posts Tagged ‘James Casey’

Casey to Get a Shot at Both Fullback and Tight End in 2012

James Casey wasn’t as involved as many thought he would last season, but head coach Gary Kubiak said in the Chronicle that the team will use him in both the fullback and TE roles in 2012. “He’s going to play everywhere,” Kubiak said. “He’s our starting fullback. He’s a starting (tight end) if we go […]

Texans Lose Yates; Lose to Titans 23-22 in Regular Season Finale

The Texans regular season came to an end Sunday, and while the team will host a playoff game next weekend, there’s some major question marks about the biggest position on the field. The Titans topped the Texans 23-22 at Reliant Stadium, wrapping up their season at 9-7, dropping the Texans to 10-6 and in the […]

FB James Casey Cleared to Go Vs Jacksonville

Texans fullback James Casey, who missed the past three games because of a torn hamstring, has been cleared to play against Jacksonville. Casey isn’t 100 percent, but he’s close enough to return to the lineup. “James is ready to go unless something happens between now and Sunday morning,” coach Gary Kubiak said Friday. “All indications […]

Texans FB/TE Casey tears pec muscle; Super Mario awaits his fate

Texans sack artist Mario Williams may have a torn pectoral muscle, Sports Illustrated’s Peter King reported on NBC’s Football Night In America. Williams left Sunday’s 25-20 loss to the Raiders after sacking (fifth of the season) quarterback Jason Campbell in the first quarter. Williams did not return and is scheduled to undergo an MRI to […]

Casey Shows His Stuff in First Start at FB for the Texans

All offseason there was concern about who was going to take over after the team lost Pro Bowl FB Vonta Leach to the Ravens. Sunday, James Casey answered the call, playing a solid game and proving his worth to the team. He was a powerful lead blocker against the Colts, and also caught three passes […]

James Casey Set to Get First Crack at Fullback After Leach’s Departure

The Texans have a new fullback – but not quite by choice. The team lost Vonta Leach on Sunday to one of their AFC rivals – the Baltimore Ravens. Now it will fall on TE James Casey, who was Leach’s backup last season, to get the first crack at being the teams starting fullback in […]

James Casey May Move to Fullback if Team Can’t Ink Leach

Texans third-year tight end James Casey may move to fullback if the team cannot re-sign Pro Bowler Vonta Leach, writes John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. A former baseball player who played just two seasons of football at Rice, Casey caught 157 passes for 1,914 yards and 17 touchdowns for the Owls. At 6-foot-3 and […]

Texans Assure Their Not Ready for Big Stage After Disappointing Loss to Chargers at Home

On a morning that began with Texans’ fans tailgating for Bing’s National Tailgating Championship and reports of the Chargers’ playmakers inactive status, the Texans were set for a good game.  However, the Chargers’ number one offense wasn’t just ready to slow down for the Texans’ last place defense.  And even with the Texans totaling 397 […]