Henry already labeled 'monster' by Titans vets


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Rookie running back Derrick Henry hasn’t taken a single snap for the Titans, but he’s already drawn plenty of attention from his new teammates.

The Heisman Trophy winner stands 6-foot-3 and weighs 247 pounds, the kinds of numbers that even open the eyes of veterans such as tight end Delanie Walker — who normally doesn’t pay much attention to rookies.

“I’ve been sizing up Henry, man, and he’s a big dude,” Walker said with a laugh. “I have to put him in his place early.

“But he’s a good dude. I’m just messing with him, giving him a hard time because I feel like he’s going to be a monster for this team. I usually don’t talk to the rookies until they make the team. But he’s one of the guys that I think can help this team out.”

Center Ben Jones wasn’t quite as shocked to see Henry, who ran for 3,591 yards and 42 touchdowns in three seasons at Alabama. Jones remembers seeing Henry years ago, when his older brother, Clay Jones, was the strength coach at Alabama.

“I saw him like his first day of…

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