Derrick Henry does his finest Tony Dorsett impression


NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Derrick Henry sped and stiff-armed his method to a record-tying 99-yard landing run and the Tennessee Titans routed the Jacksonville Jaguars 30-9 on Thursday night time to remain within the playoff chase.

And that was simply a part of a tremendous night time for Henry.

Henry tied Tony Dorsett’s 99-yarder on Jan. 3, 1983, for Dallas towards Minnesota for the longest TD run in NFL historical past. Henry ran to his left and ran up the sideline, stiff-arming first Jaguars cornerback A.J. Bouye, then rookie linebacker Leon Jacobs twice and at last a shove to linebacker Myles Jack to complete off the TD.

The 2015 Heisman Trophy winner, celebrated by hanging the Heisman pose not as soon as, however twice.

Henry set a franchise file with 238 yards on simply 16 carries, topping the earlier mark of 228 yards set by Chris Johnson in 2009 towards sure, the Jaguars.

Henry completed with a career-high 4 TDs, tying Lorenzo White and Corridor of Fame operating again Earl Campbell for many speeding TDs in a single sport in franchise historical past. Henry additionally grew to become the primary participant within the NFL with 4 speeding TDs in a sport since Jonas Grey of the Patriots in Week 11 in 2014.

With the rout and second win in a row, the Titans (7-6) stayed in AFC playoff competition with their fourth straight victory over their oldest division rival. They’ve received six of their final seven towards Jacksonville.

The Jaguars (4-9) have misplaced eight of their final 9.

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