The start of Derrick Henry’s season is on keep.
The fourth-year working back is dealing with a lower leg injury and there isn’t any timetable for his return, Titans coach Mike Vrabel suggested reporters Sunday.
Henry has, however, to watch with the crew all through teaching camp and TitanInsider.com reported he was in a strolling boot.
Still, the Titans are optimistic Henry’s setback is not excessive, and NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Sunday that he hears the issue is “minor” and will not be one factor that retains him out for prolonged.
From Inside Training Camp Live: The #Titans are not concerned with RB Derrick Henry’s lower leg injury, whereas LT Taylor Lewan’s absence will in all probability be crammed from inside. pic.twitter.com/l8FD8XzicJ
– Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 28, 2019
Henry, 25, was chosen out of Alabama with the No. 45 select of the 2016 draft. He is coming off a stellar season whereby he had career-highs in dashing yards (1,059), carries (215) and touchdowns (12).
The Titans will potential lean on Dion Lewis to carry the workload in Henry’s absence considering the other rushers on the roster – Alex Barnes, Dalyn Dawkins, David Fluellen, and Jeremy McNichols – have a combined 12 occupation makes a try.