Derrick Henry paid tribute to his Titans teammates after he tied the NFL report for the longest speeding landing towards the Jaguars on Thursday.
The operating again loved a rare evening within the Titans’ 30-9 win, operating 99 yards for one among his 4 touchdowns to equal Cowboys nice Tony Dorsett’s lengthy rush from 1982.
“Tony Dorsett – that is a legend,” Henry instructed Fox after the sport. “That is any person I appeared as much as.
“I am simply so blessed. Credit score to all my teammates, it is the entire group, not simply me. I simply needed to go on the market and do what I do and make a play.”
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Henry additionally broke a franchise report for speeding yards – 238 off 17 carries – and will have develop into the primary Titans or Houston Oilers participant to attain 5 touchdowns had he not inspired coach Mike Vrabel to as an alternative use Dion Lewis late within the recreation.
“We have all gotta eat. I wished to see [Lewis] get a landing – I bought 4,” he mentioned. “I simply care about my teammates and I need to see them get a landing after we work so onerous all through the week. That is that relationship we’ve got, that I need to see everyone eat.
“I am not being egocentric. Data come and go. I did not [know the record was on the line], and if I did, I nonetheless would have let him go in.
“We’re like household and I need to see him get a landing. We’re teammates and that is what team-mates do.”