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Derrick Henry

Derrick Henry

RB - TEN
Height: 6' 3"Weight: 247 lbsAge: 26College: AlabamaDrafted: #45 (2nd Rd. by Tennessee)

Week 3 Outlook

TEN @ MIN
Sun 1:00pm ET
Matchup (?)
Week Rank (ECR) RB #2
Projection 16 pts

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The good news is that the Titans are 2-0 and Henry leads the league in rushing attempts. The bad news is that he hasn't scored through two weeks and has caught just three passes for 15 yards. That currently has him sitting at RB25 on the season in PPR formats, right behind Myles Gaskin. It's disappointing to see him not crush Jacksonville, a team that he dismantled last year, but that's why they play the game, right? The vitals are good for Henry and things would look a bit different if he'd scored. The Vikings were a threating defense in recent history, but not so much anymore. The biggest losses to their run defense this offseason were defensive tackle Linval Joseph and edge rusher Everson Griffin, which hurt, but they just lost linebacker Anthony Barr last week to a torn pectoral injury. Even with him on the field, the Vikings defense has allowed 280 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns over the first two weeks. Heck, even going back to last year, they allowed five different running backs to surpass 100 yards on the ground. This is no longer a matchup to be worried about. Keep him in lineups as your RB1; he'll get back on track.

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Derrick Henry runs for two TDs in Week 3 win

Derrick Henry rushed 26 times for 119 yards and two touchdowns and caught two passes for 11 additional yards in the Titans' Week 3 win over the Vikings.

Fantasy Impact

Henry was able to bounce back after being held under 100 yards rushing in Week 2 by the Jaguars. The 26-year-old running back gets a real tough draw against the Steelers in Week 4 but should still be started in all fantasy leagues.

John Aubin - Sep 27, 2020
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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Week 3RB #2RB #1RB #740
Rest of Season RB #2RB #2RB #23
Dynasty RB #12RB #6RB #1522
Projections
(Week 3)
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Projections (Week 3)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
2198.40.81.613.20.10.116
History
Statistics
(avgs.)
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week1192225
Last 3 Weeks106.30.71.715.5
Season to Date106.30.71.715.5
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 3@ MIN1192225
Week 2vs. JAC84008.4
Week 1@ DEN1160313.1
Strength of Schedule
(2020)
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Strength of Schedule (2020)
OppSummary
Next Game@ MIN13th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesPIT, BUF, HOU22nd easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)JAC, DET, GB2nd easiest opponents
Rest of Season--22nd easiest remaining opponents
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Most Accurate Experts
for Derrick Henry
Most accurate experts for Derrick Henry
1.Dylan Chappine-
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T-4.Jake ArthurRB #2
T-4.Kate MagdziukRB #3
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