Just spent this morning watching the NFL Network and 'Hard Knocks', showing last years preseason for the KC Chiefs. Its hard to believe how far Casey has fallen.
As a Lions fan, I felt Casey made a mistake leaving right away. He could have stuck it out and refined his skills under Wally's expertise, such as Garcia did. Leaving so soon destined him for a return to the CFL, just like Ricky Ray. Now he's performing much like Burris did upon his return. Henry was lucky enough to get another shot with the Stamps and he did bounce back.
However, Casey isn't as likeable as Smilin Hank. Thus, his shot at another chance is slim. Casey plays the blame game, saying he has no game breaker receiver. By the end of his time with the Leos, it was clear he was more about Casey than the team, and it looks like the same path is being trodden now in Hamilton. I'd like to be wrong and see him play well - the CFL needs a better team in Steeltown - but I cant see it occurring for Casey or Taffe. My prediction is they'll both be gone before the 2009 season. Jeese Lumsden may also miss next year due to his heart transplant operation.
Anyone out there see it differently?