Daily Sports Smile: Derrick Henry surprises fans with photos and autographs after game
Tennessee Titans star Derrick Henry turned in another stellar performance against the Buffalo Bills on Monday Night Football. Henry rushed for 143 yards and three touchdowns to propel the Titans to a 34-31 victory.
After the game, Henry spent time with the Titans faithful. He returned to the field and signed several autographs. He also took photos with young fans that were still in attendance.
The cool moment was captured by NFL Network reporter Cameron Wolfe.
The fans loved the kind gesture. Henry was still dressed in his uniform and embraced everyone with a huge smile.
Since being drafted in the 2016 NFL Draft, Henry has grown into a superstar running back. He is the engine of the Titans offense and offers a rare blend of size and speed in the backfield. Henry showcased his uncanny skill set with a 76-yard touchdown Monday night.
Henry leads the league with 783 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns. He is averaging 130.5 yards per game and is on pace to earning more postseason honors.
“We continue to jump on Derrick's back,” Titans coach Mike Vrabel said in his postgame press conference. “And he's willing and able to carry us. It's something that you know that you have in your back pocket, front pocket. We pull it out, and we use it.”