Tennessee Titans: Winners and Losers from Week 8’s win vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers
By Will Lomas
Winner: Jurrell Casey
Casey brought a pretty pedestrian first half of the season to a close with his best performance to date. Finishing with a sack, 2 TFLs and 2 more QB hits, Casey was active and really splashed for the first time all season.
While all of that is great and you love to see him productive, the timing of the big plays was even more important. The sack came on a play right after a Logan Ryan missed interception, that would have been overturned for a fumble and given to the Bucs at the 1 yard line had Ryan actually completed the play.
The replay gave the Bucs back the ball on 3rd down (correctly) and Casey ended up getting a sack on Jameis Winston that made a field goal attempt difficult though they did make it.
His final TFL was on a 4th down stand where he met the Bucs in the backfield and got the ball back for the Tennessee Titans on the most important play of the game to that moment.
Casey and Simmons look like a match made in heaven and the defensive tackle depth right now is outstanding for the Titans. Speaking of which…