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Derrick Henry
RB - TEN
vs. ARI, Sun 1pm EDT
at NO, Sun 4pm EDT
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 5-
Best Rank# 1-
Worst Rank# 21-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. ARI at NO-
Matchup RatingThis is a 4 star matchup. RBs perform a litter better than their average vs ARIThis is a 4 star matchup. WRs perform a litter better than their average vs NO-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total314.10.0-
Avg Game19.6-
2019 Average19.6-
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Derrick Henry
RB - TEN
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. ARI at NO
Week 2 at SEA vs. DET
Week 3 vs. IND at SF
Week 4 at NYJ vs. PIT
Week 5 at JAC at CIN
Week 6 vs. BUF at CHI
Week 7 vs. KC vs. WAS
Week 8 at IND at ARI
Week 9 at LAR at KC
Week 10 vs. NO vs. SEA
Week 11 vs. HOU at MIN
Week 12 at NE vs. LAR
Week 13BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 14 vs. JAC vs. CHI
Week 15 at PIT at BAL
Week 16 vs. SF vs. CLE
Week 17 vs. MIA vs. MIN
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Derrick Henry
RB - TEN
2020 Points 
Week 113.1
Week 28.4
Week 325.0
Week 4
Week 518.3
Week 638.4
Week 713.2
Week 817.2
Week 96.8
Week 1010.9
Week 1119.2
Week 1236.5
Week 134.9
Week 1434.2
Week 1523.2
Week 169.8
Week 1735.0
Total314.10.0
Average19.6
Notes for Player Combination
 
Derrick Henry
RB - TEN
vs. ARI, Sun 1pm EDT
at NO, Sun 4pm EDT
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Kevin Wheeler
The Draft Zone
Darrynton Evans (hamstring) is out for Week 1. Denver isn't a great place to try to play every snap, fatigue could easily become a factor for Henry in this one. 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
The last nine games we've seen Henry on the field, here are the numbers he's produced: 222 carries, 1,342 rushing yards, 12 touchdowns. Those would be elite numbers over the course of a whole season. We're talking about nine games. It's going to be tough against the Broncos though, who were already a good run-stuffing defense in 2019 when they allowed the ninth-fewest fantasy points to running backs. Now you add in interior lineman Jurrell Casey and get edge rusher Bradley Chubb back from injury? There was one game where the Broncos were absolutely crushed last year (Leonard Fournette rushed for 225 yards on 29 carries), but outside of that game, they allowed just 3.68 yards per carry. Henry himself was among the casualties against them last year, as he totaled a season-low 28 yards on 15 carries. Henry also lost his starting right tackle this offseason, though they did draft Isaiah Wilson in the first round to take Jack Conklin's place. If Henry wants to get into RB1 territory this week, he's going to need to be involved in the passing game more than he was last year (never saw more than three targets), so it's not looking great. You're starting him with the way he's played with Tannehill under center, but temper expectations to the high-end RB2 area this week in a tough matchup. 
Jacob Wayne
Lineups
While Ryan Tannehill's production last year was pretty clearly unsustainable, Derrick Henry's was likely just the result of an individual athlete who's just better than everyone else. The former Heisman winner ran for 5.1 yards per carry last year, the third-best mark among running backs, and he did it on more carries than anyone else in the NFL (303). This Monday Night Football game is going to be a grinder of a matchup between two teams who want to control possession and run the ball. Henry is pretty much matchup-proof and while the Broncos' defense was solid against the run last year, I don't think it matters. 
Isaiah Sirois
FantasyPros
Denver's defense was fairly effective against the run last season. Although they lost Derek Wolfe, they added Jurrell Casey, and I expect big things from the ex-Titan in this matchup. That said, the Broncos won't have Von Miller, and Bradley Chubb will be on a snap count, so their front seven does have some vulnerabilities. Henry is a must-start RB1 just about every week, and this one is no exception. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
For what it is worth, Henry had one of his worst games of the season last year in Denver with 15 carries for 28 yards. That was also the last time Marcus Mariota started for the Titans. Even with that bad game in Denver last year, I think Henry is a good bet to be a RB1 in Week 1.