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The king is back. Tennessee Titans star running back Derrick Henry is ready to be activated from injured reserve and set to return for Tennessee’s playoff push. According to ESPN’s Dianna Russini, Henry is expected to return to the practice field Wednesday. The All-Pro back could potentially suit up for the regular-season finale against the Houston Texans on Sunday, but Russini said it’s not likely.
Henry led the league in rushing in each of the past two seasons, and was on track to do so again in 2021 before his injury. On Halloween, Henry suffered a broken bone in his foot — an issue that was thought to be potentially season-ending. However, CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reported earlier this week that Henry was making solid progress in rehab after his November surgery and nearing a return.
Despite missing the last eight games, Henry still ranks sixth in both rushing yards…