Media personnel pointed out his rough footwork during a drill in rookie mini-camp, but Derrick Henry quickly showed them why he won the 2015 Heisman Trophy in pass-blocking drills.
— Tennessee Titans (@Titans) May 26, 2016
The second-round pick of the Tennessee Titans joined DeMarco Murray and Dexter McCluster in pass protection drills for the first week of organized team activities. Henry was able to get into the gap and pick up blitz protection with ease. He provided this skill set a lot for Alabama last season, giving Jacob Coker (3,110 yards, 21 touchdowns) time to scan the field and find open receivers in space.
Coach Mike Mularkey and the Titans understand the type of back they are getting with Henry—production wise—but if he can chime in on pass protection and catch the ball consistently, then the former Alabama running back will be a force in the National Football League.
He totaled 2,219 rushing yards and 28 touchdowns on 395 carries a year ago.