Titans designate Derrick Henry to return from IR

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With the postseason approaching, the Titans are a step closer to getting their best offensive player back.

After several reports earlier in the week that it would be the case, Tennessee has designated running back Derrick Henry to return from injured reserve.

Henry has been out since undergoing foot surgery following Tennessee’s Week Eight victory over the Colts. Henry had taken 219 carries for 937 yards with 10 touchdowns to that point, figures which easily led the league at that point. He has 237 touches for 1,091 yards from scrimmage in 2021.

The Titans have 21 days to activate Henry off of injured reserve. He could play this week and help Tennessee clinch the No. 1 overall seed in the AFC against Houston. Or the club could wait to activate him and potentially give him more time to recover.

If Tennessee beats Houston, the franchise will have the conference’s only first-round bye. That could delay Henry’s first appearance since October to Jan. 22 or 23.

9 responses to “Titans designate Derrick Henry to return from IR

  1. I wonder if he has any bonus money on the line for hitting 1,000 yards this season. Can’t wait to see him in action again.

  2. They have to see how fit he is, how the surgery repaired footholds up carrying 260 lbs, and give Henry some work before the playoff. What better practice run than the Texans… Without Henry the Titans are one and done.

  3. I suspect there are plenty of doctors on this site who know all about his condition.
    AFCS Champs! Thanks King Henry.

  4. Nice! My favorite guy in the league to watch play. Glad he made it back. Titans are fun to watch when he’s out there.

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