Derrick Henry of Tennessee Titans surpasses 4,000 career rushing yards

Derrick Henry surpassed 4,000 career rushing yards during Sunday’s home game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) runs through the tackle of Denver Broncos cornerback Bryce Callahan (29) in the second quarter at Empower Field at Mile High. Titans’ Derrick Henry wears a […]

Derrick Henry surpassed 4,000 career rushing yards during Sunday’s home game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Henry, who is in his fifth year in the NFL,  eclipsed the milestone on a 14-yard run  in the third quarter.

He carried 25 times for 84 yards rushing in a 33-30 victory by the Titans (2-0) at Nissan Stadium.

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With 4,033 career yards, he ranks fifth on the franchise’s all-time rushing yard list for Oilers/Titans. 

Eddie George is atop the list with 10,009 yards followed by Earl Campbell with 8,574, Chris Johnson with 7,965 and Lorenzo White with 4,079.



a group of people playing football on a field: Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) rushes for a first down during the second quarter at Nissan Stadium Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 in Nashville, Tenn.


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Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) rushes for a first down during the second quarter at Nissan Stadium Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 in Nashville, Tenn.

Only 47 yards seperates Henry from surpassing White for fourth place.

Henry marked career-highs in 2109 and led the NFL in carries, 303; rushing yards, 1,540; and rushing touchdowns, 16.

The Titans selected the 2015 Heisman Trophy winner in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

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