Tennessee Titans fans have yet another reason to cheer for Derrick Henry

Derrick Henry #22, Tennessee Titans (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
Derrick Henry #22, Tennessee Titans (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images) /

As if there weren’t already tons of reasons to love Derrick Henry as a Tennessee Titans fan. He’s a great teammate, super talented, and represents himself well. As a fan, you know you don’t have to worried about Derrick Henry running afoul of the law or being busted for some sort of performance-enhancer. The King is someone that won’t make you cringe when you see your child hang up a poster bearing his likeness.

He’s a nice option on Madden as well if you’re a gamer. His stiff arm on the game is just as nasty as it is in real life, but here’s the thing about your favorite NFL stars. We sometimes forget that there’s more to them than Fantasy football points and overall ratings on Madden. They’re people, and this Tennessee Titans roster is full of some characters who are loaded with a ton of character.

Here’s yet another reason for Tennessee Titans fans to cheer for Derrick Henry.

Rushing titles, touchdowns, and 2,000-yard rushing seasons aside, as mentioned, there are tons of reasons to cheer for King Henry. Heck, he even has former Tennessee Titans rivals kissing the ring, but it’s gestures like one of his most recent that make cheering for him so easy to do.

Shortly before the 4th of July holiday, he gathered over 200 children to give away school supplies for the new year, backpacks, and even bicycles. Now, that should give these young boys and girls something to talk about with their buddies during the Summer Break. Take a look at this one.

Well done Mr. Henry! Well done.

One of the more noticeable absences from the voluntary portion of OTAs, The King was definitely in attendance for the mandatory portion, and it was clear that he hadn’t been wasting any time in getting ready for the 2021 regular season.

For a lot of these NFL guys, the football stuff comes easy. That’s why they’ve worked themselves into a position to play the game at its highest level. For guys like Derrick Henry, a product of a good family and a nice upbringing, he deserves just as much credit for the effort he’s put into making the lives of others better as he does for 20-yard bursts and that aforementioned stiff arm.

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Look for a lot of Number 22 jerseys at Nissan Stadium this season, and do yourself a favor. Don’t stress out if your son or daughter asks if you can get them one as well. That only means they’ve been listening to your speeches about role models.