Latest Derrick Henry News

Work comes 1st to make sure Jones boosts Titans' offense

Jun. 16, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The phrase “Pick your poison” has been used a lot to describe the Tennessee offense since the Titans traded for Julio Jones. That’s the effect of adding a seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver to a unit already featuring a Pro Bowl receiver in...

Jones says 'stay tuned' as he proves he's still fast, strong

Jun. 10, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Julio Jones turned 32 in February, missed seven games with a nagging hamstring issue in his 10th year in the NFL and now finds himself with a new team in the Tennessee Titans. The seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver had a message Thursday for...

Titans' Henry wins ASWA pro athlete of year honor again

Jun. 08, 2021 14:14 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Derrick Henry continues to win awards in the state where he captured both the Heisman Trophy and a national championship. For the second straight year, the former Alabama star and current Tennessee Titans running back is the Alabama Sports...

Titans agree to deal with Falcons for Julio Jones

Jun. 06, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans had been talking to the Atlanta Falcons about seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Julio Jones for nearly three weeks. In the end, they pried Jones loose with a couple of draft picks, the highest being a second-rounder. ...

Downing trying to tune up Titans' offense, not replace Smith

Jun. 02, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Todd Downing has no plans to fill Arthur Smith's shoes as Tennessee's new offensive coordinator. His real challenge is keeping the Titans' offense clicking as well as possible. “I look at this job more as what coach (Mike) Vrabel and (GM) Jon...

Few veterans on hand in latest stage of Titans' offseason

May. 27, 2021 19:02 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — No Ryan Tannehill, Derrick Henry or A.J. Brown on offense nor safety Kevin Byard from the defense. Instead, punter Brett Kern was the most senior member of the Tennessee Titans on the field Thursday in the first offseason practice open to...

Titans' top draft pick rehabbing, working to learn playbook

May. 15, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Top draft pick Caleb Farley is busy learning the Tennessee defensive playbook, then he heads off to rehabilitation as he recovers from surgery while his rookie teammates hit the practice field. Patience is the order not only of the day but the...

Titans complete their extreme makeover of struggling defense

May. 01, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have completed their extreme makeover of one of the NFL's worst defenses. Gone are seven players who started at least three games last season, including three in the secondary to create salary cap space. In are free agent...

Titans draft Dillon Radunz for right tackle, add 2 more on D

May. 01, 2021 01:10 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans hope to make up for their first-round mistake a year ago with the selection of offensive tackle Dillon Radunz of North Dakota State, taking him with the 53rd overall pick Friday night in the NFL draft. The Titans traded...

Titans need to make up for botching 1st-round pick in 2020

Apr. 23, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have been picking themselves apart since the season ended. Sure, they won the AFC South and hosted a playoff game for the first time since 2008. Yet, they lost on their own field, well short of the AFC championship game...