Broncos sign James Casey to one-year deal

The Denver Broncos signed former Philadelphia Eagles and Houston Texans tight end James Casey to a one-year contract. Casey was due a $4 million base salary in 2015 before being cut by the Eagles. Casey, 30, caught six passes for 90 yards and two touchdowns in two seasons. With the Houston Texans in 2012, when he was playing for Broncos coach Gary Kubiak and Broncos tight ends coach Brian Pariani, Casey caught a career-high 34 passes for 330 yards and three touchdowns. A former fifth-round draft pick from Rice, Casey caught 72 career passes for the Eagles and Texans for 842 yardsa nd six touchdowns with 50 special teams tackles. In 2014, Casey led the NFL with 439 snaps played on special teams while posting 13 tackles and two blocked punts for the Eagles. At Rice, Casey had 157 receptions for 1,914 yards with 17 touchdowns. He had 102 carries for 392 yards with 11 touchdowns. He was a first-team All-Conference USA selection following his senior season in 2008 when he set school records with 111 catches for 1,329 yards. Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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