After serving his four-game suspension for violating the National Football League's performance enhancing drug (PED) policy, defensive end Derek Wolfe returned to the team this week.
The Broncos had to make a corresponding roster cut to stay at 53 guys and Casey is the odd man out. Initially expected to see the field more, Casey has only played 19 snaps through four games.
But it didn't take long for the Broncos to virtually abandon that approach, because of Manning's struggles to see the field and get to the bottom of his drops in time.
The Broncos can get by with Virgil Green playing fullback, if and when they utilize one. The truth is, they don't need James Casey. The good news for Casey is that he was highly sought after on the free agent market this past spring.
It shouldn't take him long to find a new job, if this report is correct.
Update: We can confirm that Casey has been notified of his pending release.
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