5 Titans players who won't be back in 2024

Tennessee heads in a new direction, leaving these five players behind.
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5. Derrick Henry, RB

Out of all the players Tennessee will be saying goodbye to, none will be tougher to watch leave than running back Derrick Henry. Eight seasons, over 9,500 rushing yards, 93 touchdowns, four Pro Bowls, an All Pro selection and a 2,000 yard rushing season later, and the king is set to leave town.

He has been one of the most beloved Titans, ever. Henry will go down as a historically-great fan favorite, always being one to say very little yet, at the same time, play with a viscious, punishing style that might never be matched again. The physicality and dominating manner in which he played, for so long, is going to be difficult to find anytime soon.

Henry's contract is up, of course, and at 30 years old, he is on the tail end of his career. Fortunately, he's made it past the point where most running backs fall off a cliff, around age 27 or so. Henry is still a serviceable back and could easily help a contending team, so watch for him to sign with a team possibly like the Baltimore Ravens or Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the offseason.