NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Derrick Henry mostly runs over people, then can outrun them. His stiff arms have become something fans look forward to and opponents get shamed by. They are a marquee element of his power game.

So it came as a surprise in Week 3 when Henry went up and over the Vikings defense to convert a fourth-and-1 in the second quarter to help set up a field goal, and when he later scored his second touchdown of the game from the 1-yard line by again going vertical, again not through but above the defense.HenryAir

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“Leading up to Minnesota, I hadn’t gotten in the end zone,” said Henry, who now has seven touchdowns. “We were right there and I said, ‘I’ve got to fly in here like Superman.’”

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