GREEN BAY — The Tennessee Titans confirmed what a complete staff effort seems like in a 27-17 win over the Inexperienced Bay Packers, however as is often the case, it began with operating again Derrick Henry, who delivered in additional methods than one Thursday evening.
Henry ran for 87 yards, pushing his speeding yards to 1,010 this season to make him the primary operating again to go the 1,000-yard mark. Henry additionally rushed for his tenth landing, turning into the fifth participant in NFL historical past to hurry for 10 or extra touchdowns in 5 straight seasons.
To prime it off, Henry additionally had a 3-yard landing go to Austin Hooper, Henry’s third profession landing go, together with the playoffs.
Henry joined San Francisco 49ers operating again Christian McCaffrey as the one non-quarterbacks to have a passing landing and speeding landing in a recreation this season.
However Henry insisted the person accolades do not imply a lot to him. No matter what he does on the sphere, Henry nonetheless attracts motivation from his highschool days greater than 10 years in the past, when individuals doubted he’d make it to the league.
“It is one thing that may proceed to drive me,” Henry stated. “I am at all times motivated. Each single day I’m always critiquing myself — each single day, and that may by no means cease. I need to be the very best that I may be to assist this staff win. I am at all times on the lookout for one thing to gas me.”
With Henry main the best way, Tennessee’s offense gained 408 yards, its highest complete of the season. The 27 factors have been additionally a season excessive.
Thursday’s win was the AFC South-leading Titans’ (7-3) seventh in eight video games.