Derrick Henry

Derrick Henry

Height: 6' 3"Weight: 247 lbsAge: 24College: AlabamaDrafted: #45 (2nd Rd. by Tennessee)

2018 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
5th easiest for RBs
Draft Rank (ECR) #41
Best / Worst #19 / #87
ADP #35


Expert Note
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After sharing a backfield with DeMarco Murray the last two years, Henry seemed to have the backfield all to himself once they released Murray this offseason. Instead, they upgraded Murray when they snagged Dion Lewis, who is one of the best pass-blockers in the game and one they paid $20 million to over four years. It's clear that they want Henry to remain in the role he was last year, which netted him 11.7 touches per game (ranked just 42nd among RBs). While I suspect he'll get a small bump, he's not likely to get into the 15-16-touch range, which is what's often required to finish as a top-15 running back. He's going to be touchdown-dependent, something that isn't ideal for someone who costs a third-round pick. He's likely to finish as a top-20 running back, but know that the ride will be somewhat bumpy.

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Derrick Henry is ready for the new Tennessee offense

Derrick Henry said the new Tennessee offense is built around outside-zone running plays, Paul Kuharsky of 104.5 The Zone Nashville reports.

Fantasy Impact

The Titans have a new offensive coordinator in Matt LaFleur who runs schemes with an outside zone. The new style should not affect Henry too much. The bigger block to his fantasy value in DIon Lewis who he expects to share carries with. If Lewis cannot stay healthy then Henry could see a significant role this season and be a must-own in all fantasy leagues.

John Aubin - 2 weeks ago
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Derrick Henry is a Mixed Bag (2018 Fantasy Football) photo
Once the dust settled from the 2017 season and the Titans released veteran DeMarco Murray, the writing was on the wall that Derrick Henry ...
by Mike Tagliere in Fantasy1 day ago
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #20RB #13RB #3287
Dynasty RB #17RB #12RB #3537
Running Backs#19#16#20#19#17
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Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week510117.7
Last 3 Weeks31.701.37.9
Season to Date46.
Game Log
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OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 17vs. JAC510117.7
Week 16vs. LAR25013.1
Week 15@ SF19022.8
Week 14@ ARI20108
Strength of Schedule
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Next Game@ MIA2nd easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesHOU, JAC, PHI29th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)JAC, NYG, WAS18th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--20th easiest remaining opponents