Has James Casey of the Philadelphia Eagles unexpectedly become pertinent in fantasy football? In previous years he was mostly simply a novelty because he had duel qualification as TE and RB. Could he play a pivotal part in Chip Kelly's read-option offense?
After a three-year chance at professional baseball, Casey played two years of university football for Rice where he played a variety of positions. He set a school single-season record of 111 receptions in his final year. He additionally rushed for 241 lawns and completed two of five passes.
In 2012 he had a career high of 34 receptions and three TDs from his positions as tight end and slot receiver. He was on the industry for a bit more than half of the Texans' offending plays.
You can see how such a versatile player might play an essential job in Kelly's option offense. On any play, Casey can enter motion and wind up becoming the tight end, the slot receiver, an obstructing back, a running back, or a tossing halfback. This could possibly trigger rather a trouble for the protection attempting to figure out who is accountable for covering him. And he additionally might just become a roving blocker and offer another level of quarterback security that the Eagles definitely can use however would not imply much in fantasy leagues.
Since it can take a great deal of brain power to play in an option offense, it might be relevant that Casey finished with a three-way significant in Economics, Sports Management, and Managerial Researches with a GPA over 3.6.
So look thoroughly at how Casey is deployed in preseason games and see if there is a spot for him on your team this period. That dual-eligibility might be available in convenient throughout the bye weeks.