Derrick Henry will not be obtainable for the Titans’ regular-season finale in opposition to the Texans on Sunday, the crew confirmed.
Henry returned to observe this week after he was designated for return from the injured reserve, which suggests the Titans should activate the All-Professional running back inside 21 days so as for him to be eligible to play within the postseason.
In accordance with ESPN, Henry continues to be anticipated to return for the playoffs. The 2015 Heisman winner broke his foot in Week 8 in opposition to the Colts, when he was the NFL’s main rusher. Regardless of lacking eight video games this season up to now, Henry nonetheless ranks sixth within the NFL with 937 dashing yards.
“We’ve a while to make that call and we’ll consider the place we’re at,” Titans coach Mike Vrabel mentioned on Friday, per ESPN. “However I feel that he seemed good. We proceed to trace his velocity and his mileage and quantity and see how he responds. I be ok with the place he’s at.”
In Henry’s absence, the Titans have turned primarily to D’Onta Foreman, who has eclipsed 100 dashing yards video games in three of his final 5 video games.
The Titans, who’ve already received the AFC South, can doubtlessly purchase Henry extra time to get well by clinching the No. 1 seed within the AFC this weekend. A win Sunday or a Chiefs loss Saturday in opposition to the Broncos could be sufficient to safe a bye for Tennessee.
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