Derrick Henry sped and stiff-armed his manner to a file-tying ninety nine-yard touchdown flee and the Tennessee Titans routed the Jacksonville Jaguars 30-9 on Thursday evening to preserve in the playoff scramble.
Henry tied Tony Dorsett’s ninety nine-yarder in January 1983 for Dallas against Minnesota for the longest TD flee in NFL history. Henry ran to his left and up the sideline, stiff-arming first Jaguars cornerback AJ Bouye, then rookie linebacker Leon Jacobs twice and at final shoved previous linebacker Myles Jack to enact off the TD. The 2015 Heisman Trophy winner neatly-known by putting the Heisman pose no longer once, but twice.
Henry situation a franchise file with 238 yards on unprejudiced sixteen carries, topping the earlier label of 228 yards situation by Chris Johnson in 2009 against, yes, the Jaguars. He completed with a career-high four TDs, tying Lorenzo White and corridor of standing working support Earl Campbell for loads of rushing TDs in a single recreation in franchise history. Henry also grew to turn out to be the principal participant in the NFL with four rushing TDs in a recreation since Jonas Grey of the Patriots in Week 11 in 2014.
With the rout and 2d consume in a row, the Titans (7-6) stayed in AFC playoff rivalry with their fourth straight victory over their division rival. They’ve obtained six of their final seven against Jacksonville. The Jaguars (four-9) maintain misplaced eight of their final nine.