Derrick Henry’s impending free agency has cast doubt on his future with the Tennessee Titans, as he hinted at a potential departure during a recent appearance on Barstool’s Bussin’ With the Boys podcast.
The star running back, in a candid conversation with former teammates Taylor Lewan and Will Compton, expressed his belief that the Titans are headed in a new direction.
While not ruling out a return to the team, Henry indicated that the decision to part ways with head coach Mike Vrabel had further solidified his sense of change within the organization.
Having endured back-to-back losing seasons in Tennessee, Henry’s desire is now to join a team with championship aspirations. With an impressive track record of 9,502 rushing yards and 93 total touchdowns accumulated over eight seasons with the Titans, he seeks a fresh opportunity to compete for a Super Bowl title.
“I want to be somewhere, whatever happens, that gives me the best shot of winning the Super Bowl. The business side is the business side. At the end of the day, it has to make sense. I’m not just going to accept anything at the same time, because it’s a long season, we put our bodies through a lot. But at the same time, I definitely want to be on a roster that can go out there and put ourselves in position and be able to win games, get in the playoffs and contend for a ring.”
Derrick Henry’s remarkable season culminated with his fifth 1,000-yard rushing campaign, amassing 153 yards and scoring a touchdown that denied the Jacksonville Jaguars a playoff berth. In what sounded like a farewell address, Henry addressed the Nissan Stadium crowd.
Despite the common perception that veteran running backs face rapid decline, the 30-year-old Henry remains confident in his abilities. He firmly stated that he is far from retiring and believes he has the potential to achieve another remarkable 2,000-yard rushing season.
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