Sources: Titans to start window for Henry’s return

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. The Titans are expected to appoint Derrick Henry to return to training from injured reserve on Wednesday, sources told ESPN’s Dianna Russini.

After Henry jogged on the grass in cleats last week and underwent an extra workout on Monday, the Titans feel he is ready to return to training, sources said. The appointment opens a 21-day window where Henry can be added to the 53-man active list.

Tennessee coach Mike Vrabel said Monday that the Titans were discussing Henry’s possible return and “would likely make a mid-week decision.”

Henry was placed on injured reserve on Nov. 1 due to a broken foot he sustained in the team’s 34-31 victory over the Indianapolis Colts in Week 8.

Henry’s 937 rushing yards led the NFL at the time of his injury. Despite missing eight games, he is in sixth place among all running backs this season.

D’Onta Foreman’s 497 rushing yards have led Tennessee since Henry went down. The Titans have a record of 5-3 in the eight games Henry has been out of.

Tennessee has no final plans for Henry to play in the season finale against the Houston Texans, but the team expects to get him back just in time for the playoffs.

The AFC South champion Titans can win the No. 1 seed in the conference with a win in Houston.


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