Posted by on December 6, 2018 11:35 pm
Categories: Newsjones

  • Tennessee running back runs for franchise record 238 yards
  • Henry emulates Tony Dorsett with 99-yard TD
  • Jacksonville Jaguars 9-30 Tennessee Titans

Derrick Henry sped and stiff-armed his way to a record-tying 99-yard touchdown run and the Tennessee Titans routed the Jacksonville Jaguars 30-9 on Thursday night to stay in the playoff chase.

Henry tied Tony Dorsett’s 99-yarder in January 1983 for Dallas against Minnesota for the longest TD run 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 finally shoved past linebacker Myles Jack to finish off the TD. The 2015 Heisman Trophy winner celebrated by striking the Heisman pose not once, but twice.

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