Tennessee Titans Professional Bowl operating again Derrick Henry is not envisioned to engage in in Sunday’s recreation towards the New Orleans Saints for the reason that of a hamstring injuries, a source advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The Titans officially downgraded Henry to questionable on Saturday just after not listing him on their first injuries report Friday. Henry did not follow Thursday but was shown as a total participant in Friday’s apply.
Henry, the NFL’s next-major rusher, did not apply at all in 7 days fifteen simply because of the hamstring personal injury but experienced 21 carries for 86 yards last Sunday in Tennessee’s loss to the Houston Texans. The 2015 Heisman Trophy winner has rushed for 1,329 yards this time, trailing only Cleveland’s Nick Chubb (one,408) for the league guide.
Henry’s absence is substantial for the Titans (eight-6), who are battling the Pittsburgh Steelers (eight-6) for the AFC’s final playoff berth and host a Saints workforce that offers the NFL’s fourth-ideal operate defense.
With out Henry, veteran managing back Dion Lewis figures to see an increased function for the Titans. The only other jogging backs on Tennessee’s active roster are undrafted rookie Khari Blasingame, who has not experienced a single carry this year, and Dalyn Dawkins, who was promoted from the apply squad Saturday.