Mike Herndon: Breaking down what's going on with Derrick Henry and the Titans run game

By MIKE HERNDON, columnist

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Over the course of his incredible NFL career, Derrick Henry has always gained steam as the season wore on. Over the course of his career his stats by month tell a very clear story:


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Those splits look very different in 2022. Henry averaged 64 yards per game while averaging 3.56 yards per carry in September with just two total touchdowns. October brought what looked to be a breakout with Henry ripping off four straight 100-plus yard performances, averaging 141 yards per game at a 5.63 yards per carry rate and tacking on a total of five touchdowns.

However, a terrible November saw Henry’s numbers come crashing back to earth. He averaged just 73 yards per game at 3.62 yards per carry and three total touchdowns.

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