Derrick Henry RUMORS & NEWS

  • Titans may reduce Derrick Henry’s workload, spread the ball around more

    USA Today "The Tennessee Titans have quite the task to live up to in continuing last year’s offensive success. The man in charge of all of that, offensive coordinator Arthur Smith, fielded a host of questions from reporters on Wednesday. Of course, some of those surrounding star..." June 04

  • Derrick Henry favored to lead NFL in rushing yards

    Pro Football Talk "After leading the NFL with 1,540 rushing yards in 2019, Titans running back Derrick Henry is the odds-on favorite to do it again in 2020. The odds at Caesars Sportsbook have Henry as a +300 favorite to win the NFL rushing title. If Henry does lead the league in rushing..." May 20

  • Even If Derrick Henry, Titans Reach Long-Term Deal, NFL Chaos May Delay Payoff

    Bleacher Report "When the Tennessee Titans franchise-tagged running back Derrick Henry last month, some around the NFL believed it might prompt him to follow in the footsteps of Le'Veon Bell and sit out for an entire season. Thankfully for both Henry and the Titans,..." April 03

  • Derrick Henry signs franchise tender

    Pro Football Rumors "Titans running back Derrick Henry has signed his franchise tender, as Dianna Russini of reports (via Twitter). If he plays out the 2020 season under the tender, he would earn $10.2MM while counting for an equivalent charge against Tennessee’s salary..." April 02

  • Titans, Derrick Henry working towards long-term extension

    Pro Football Rumors "The Titans letting Derrick Henry play on the franchise tag and giving him upwards of 300 touches before reassessing his value down the line would an interesting approach. Three teams reached tag-and-trade agreements last year. But the Titans want to sign the reigning rushing champion..." April 02

  • Titans place franchise tag on RB Derrick Henry "The NFL's rushing champ is staying home. The Tennessee Titans have placed the franchise tag on running back Derrick Henry, NFL Network's Mike Giardi reported, per sources informed of the situation. The team later confirmed the news. This one was easy..." March 16

  • Derrick Henry Should Be Frustrated By Ryan Tannehill's New Contract

    The Big Lead "With the exception of Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson, arguably no player in the NFL was more important to their team than Derrick Henry last season. The Titans All-Pro running back led the league in attempts, yards and touchdowns and was the driving force in the Titans making the AFC..." March 15

  • Titans coach Mike Vrabel gives an update on Derrick Henry, Ryan Tannehill

    Clutch Points "The Tennessee Titans have to make decisions on Ryan Tannehill and Derrick Henry, but Mike Vrabel didn’t indicate what the team’s plan on either was. While appearing at the NFL Combine, Vrabel gave an update on Henry and Tannehill’s impending free..." February 28

  • Mike Vrabel: Derrick Henry, Ryan Tannehill, Jack Conklin Can't All Be Re-Signed

    Bleacher Report "The Tennessee Titans could face some attrition this offseason with several key offensive players set to be free agents, including Ryan Tannehill, Derrick Henry and Jack Conklin.  Head coach Mike Vrabel said Tuesday on Bleacher Report's Stick to..." February 25

  • Derrick Henry deadlifting absurd amount of weight shows he's ready for free agency

    The Sports Daily "It’s currently unclear exactly what the Tennessee Titans will do with running back Derrick Henry, as he’s set to become a free agent next month. The team could look to slap the franchise tag on King Henry, which would make the most sense, as NFL organizations just..." February 19

  • Derrick Henry isn’t interested in bringing Tom Brady to Nashville

    A To Z Sports Nashville "The Tom Brady to the Tennessee Titans talk this offseason has been fun to monitor, but it’s not something that interests running back Derrick Henry. Henry, who is scheduled to be a free agent when the new league year begins in March, was asked by Taylor..." February 18

  • Derrick Henry aiming for a better deal than Ezekiel Elliott

    Yardbarker "One of three key members of the Titans’ offense set for free agency, Derrick Henry is coming off an all-time postseason performance. And he’s looking to cash in from either the Titans or another team. Henry made it clear he would prefer to stay in Tennessee but..." February 04

  • Derrick Henry: I’d definitely like to start that momentum earlier

    Pro Football Talk "Titans running back Derrick Henry went off for 211 yards in Week 17 and wound up as the league’s leading rusher as a result of that effort, but he would have already been well ahead of the pack if the first half of his year looked like the second half. Henry averaged..." January 30

  • Nick Saban Says Derrick Henry Looks Like He Did at Alabama

    12 Up "Derrick Henry's 2015 season at Alabama will go down in legend, but rather than settle for this benchmark -- an SEC single-year rushing record, we might add -- the behemoth unparalleled since the days of Earl Campbell has only added to his legend in the 2019-20 NFL postseason. The..." January 19

  • Tennessee Titans Reportedly Willing to use Franchise or Transition Tag on Derrick Henry

    Yardbarker "Spoiler alert: The Titans want to keep Derrick Henry. The 2019 rushing champion has carried the Titans to this the AFC Championship Game, and if Tennessee should win and advance to the Super Bowl, Henry will be a big reason why. But the Alabama product is eligible for free agency..." January 19

  • Titans have perfect record when Derrick Henry hits 100 "As the Titans' amazing run carries on into Sunday's AFC Championship Game, Derrick Henry has drawn acclaim as often as he's dragged along would-be tacklers. There is no secret to Tennessee's postseason success, as Henry's rushed to performances never..." January 18

  • Chiefs' Frank Clark may regret saying there's 'no difficulty' in tackling Derrick Henry

    For The Win "Titans superstar Derrick Henry has established himself as the most dominant running back in the NFL over the second half of the season, and he enters the AFC Championship having averaged a ridiculous 159.1 rushing yards per game on the ground over his last eight games, leading the Titans to a..." January 18

  • Burning Questions For NFL’s Conference Championship Games

    Sportsnaut "The NFL’s biggest event, aside from Super Bowl Sunday, is taking place this weekend as the conference championship games will determine who plays in Super Bowl LIV. Anticipation has reached a fevered pitch as the four remaining teams prepare for their conference championship game..." January 18

  • Titans must attempt to lock up Ryan Tannehill and Derrick Henry "It's safe to say the Tennessee Titans would not be playing in the AFC Championship Game without either Ryan Tannehill or Derrick Henry. But neither player is under contract beyond this season, meaning the Titans have crucial decisions to make about the..." January 17

  • How Derrick Henry and the Titans Ran Away From the Rest of the NFL

    SI "The godfather of wide zone football answers his cellphone and greets a stranger on the other end in a perfectly courteous Southern accent. “I don’t know how much football you know, but I’ll assume you’re a good fan and you realize just basic premises,” he..." January 17

  • Chiefs’ Anthony Hitchens has strategy for tackling Derrick Henry

    Larry Brown Sports "Derrick Henry won the 2019 rushing title and has continued to be a beast for the Tennessee Titans in the postseason. The 26-year-old has rushed for at least 100 yards in eight of his team’s last nine games (playoffs included). " January 16

  • How a Single Call Changed Derrick Henry's Future

    Bleacher Report "The evolution of Derrick Henry from star to supernova Former linebacker Keith Bulluck, who spent much of a decorated 11-year NFL tenure with the Titans, remembers the moment that changed Derrick Henry's career, and, in turn, the trajectory of the Tennessee..." January 15

  • Derrick Henry ran over the Chiefs in the regular season, rematch looms

    Pro Football Talk "When the Titans beat the Chiefs in the regular season, Derrick Henry led the way. If the Titans are going to upset the Chiefs again on Sunday in the AFC Championship Game, they’ll be counting on Henry to get the job done again. Henry carried 23 times for 188 yards and..." January 14

  • 4 Most Unstoppable Players of the NFL Postseason Entering Conference Championship Weekend

    12 Up "This year's NFL postseason is arguably the most exciting in years. It's already seen two overtime games, the Chiefs come back from a 21-point deficit in just the SECOND quarter, and the surprising Titans running roughshod through everyone's AFC Super Bowl..." January 14

  • Star RB Derrick Henry is running his way to huge contract

    USA Today "And to think now, they once wanted to make Derrick Henry a linebacker. Seasoned college coaches looked at this huge high-school player and simply couldn’t believe someone that big would be an effective running back at the next level. Reason prevailed, and the Titans..." January 13

  • Derrick Henry Expecting His First Child with Girlfriend Adrianna Rivas

    Sports Gossip "Derrick Henry is having a phenomenal postseason for the Tennessee Titans. Those accomplishments may not stack up to the announcement Henry and his girlfriend Adrianna Rivas are expecting their first child. " January 13

  • Tajae Sharpe Imitates/Trolls Mark Ingram at Derrick Henry Press Conference

    12 Up "The Titans are all kinds of petty on Saturday night. Who knew this team was holding on to so much angst, specifically aimed at the Baltimore Ravens? While we're grateful for such shade, especially as they put it on full display postgame, Tajae Sharp took things a step further at..." January 12

  • Derrick Henry trolls Earl Thomas during postgame interview

    Yardbarker "Derrick Henry had some great words of revenge for Earl Thomas after the Tennessee Titans’ 28-12 upset win over the Baltimore Ravens in the divisional round of the playoffs on Saturday night.  Henry rushed for 195 yards and threw for a touchdown in the Titans’..." January 12

  • Derrick Henry: Stats are good, win is better

    Pro Football Talk "Titans running back Derrick Henry is breaking records while helping the team keep its season alive. Henry ran 30 times for 195 yards in Saturday night’s 28-12 thumping of the Ravens and that makes three straight games that Henry has gone for at least 180 yards on the..." January 12

  • Derrick Henry makes NFL postseason history

    CBS Sports "No running back in NFL history has ever been on a roll like the one Tennessee Titansstar Derrick Henry is on right now. That's not hyperbole. It's a fact. Look at Henry's last three rushing lines:  Divisional vs. Baltimore: 30 carries, 195..." January 12

  • Ravens defensive coordinator: A guy as big as Derrick Henry shouldn’t be able to run like that

    Pro Football Talk "Derrick Henry is almost unfair. That’s how Ravens defensive coordinator Don “Wink” Martindale feels about the Titans running back who had 204 yards from scrimmage in last week’s win over the Patriots. Martindale said it’s just not natural for Henry,..." January 11

  • Derrick Henry Hooks Up O-Line With New Rolex Watches After Playoff Win

    TMZ "Derrick Henry wanted to give a lil' "thank you" gift to his offensive line for making him look so damn good ... and nothing shows gratitude like a BRAND NEW ROLEX!!! Of course, the Tennessee Titans just beat Tom Brady and the Patriots in the AFC Wildcard..." January 10

  • King Gives Bling: Titans RB Derrick Henry Rewards His Offensive Linemen With Rolex Watches "The Titans have leaned on running back Derrick Henry all season, and like clockwork, he’s produced. This week, Henry took the time to give his offensive linemen Rolex watch. “Pretty cool, huh?, He took care of us,” center Ben Jones said of Henry...." January 09

  • How Eddie George helped Derrick Henry take off for Titans

    ESPN "Eddie George hasn't suited up since 2003, but he's still making an impact for the Tennessee Titans. His relationship with running back Derrick Henry helped spark a late 2018 surge that Henry has taken into the new season. Rewind to midway through last season, and..." January 09

  • Ravens' strategy for slowing down Derrick Henry is 'to hit him as many times as possible'

    The Sports Daily "At 6-foot-3 and nearly 250 pounds, Derrick Henry is tough to bring down, but Baltimore’s defense is up for the challenge of going against Tennessee’s monstrous running back in Saturday’s divisional-round game. So, how exactly do the Ravens plan on slowing down the mack truck..." January 09

  • Ravens' Matthew Judon: Stopping Derrick Henry 'starts with us' "The New England Patriots got bulldozed by Derrick Henry, getting blasted from the playoffs by the behemoth running back. The Baltimore Ravens have designs not to suffer the same fate. But how does one tackle a speeding bus, determined to leave tire marks up..." January 08

  • Derrick Henry Contract: Could Today Be the RB’s Last Game with the Titans?

    Heavy "The Tennessee Titans have rode Derrick Henry all the way to Wild Card weekend. The former Heisman Trophy winner has been absolutely brilliant in the 2019 season, finishing the regular season as the NFL’s leading rusher, and being the only back in all of football to eclipse the..." January 04

  • Titans' Derrick Henry 'definitely ready' for Week 17

    The Score "Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry says he's ready to go for his team's must-win regular-season finale against the Houston Texans. "Anytime you can get some time to rest, it's a good thing. I love football. I love playing the game. I'm..." December 26

  • Titans' Derrick Henry not expected to play Week 16

    The Score "Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry, who was listed as questionable for his club's crucial Week... " December 22

  • Titans RB Derrick Henry downgraded to questionable "One of the league's best running backs over the second half of the season might be compromised this weekend. Titans running back Derrick Henry has been downgraded to questionable for Sunday's game against the Saints because of his lingering hamstring..." December 21

  • Derrick Henry practicing Friday after day off Thursday

    Pro Football Talk "The management of Titans running back Derrick Henry‘s hamstring injury this week included giving Henry a day off from practice on Thursday, but the team didn’t extend that rest time through Friday. Henry was practicing with the team during the open portion of..." December 20

  • Seven Big Unsigned NFL Free Agents for the 2020 Season

    The Big Lead "A.J. Green - WR, Cincinnati Bengals For years, Green was the go-to weapon for Andy Dalton as the Bengals remained a playoff contender, reaching seven consecutive Pro Bowls. This year, Green has yet to play a game after suffering an ankle injury in July during training camp...." December 14

  • Derrick Henry listed as questionable

    Tennessean "Derrick Henry has a chance Sunday to run for 100 yards for a fifth straight game, a week after he cracked triple digits against the Raiders despite contending with an injury to his left hamstring. But will his ailing hamstring allow him that chance? “I’ll be..." December 13

  • Derrick Henry says hamstring won't stop him from playing in Week 15 vs. Texans

    CBS Sports "Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry has been on a tear as of late, but is dealing with a hamstring injury. He rushed for 103 yards and two touchdowns in the 42-21 win against the Oakland Raiders last Sunday, but touched the ball just 19 times -- the least amount..." December 12

  • Derrick Henry’s leg would “have to be halfway off” for him to stop playing

    Pro Football Talk "Titans running back Derrick Henry has been a regular on the team’s injury report in recent weeks with a hamstring issue listed as the reason for his presence and head coach Mike Vrabel has talked about the need to balance rest with practice participation each..." December 10

  • No Contract Talks Between Derrick Henry and Titans

    The Big Lead "One of the Tennessee Titans' best players is not guaranteed to even play in a Titans' uniform next season. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the team has not had any discussions about extending the contract of running back Derrick Henry. Henry is on the fourth and..." December 08