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Sport Watch: Titans steal play from Chiefs for Henry rushing TD

23:40  19 january  2020
23:40  19 january  2020 Source:   12up.com

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The Tennessee Titans are taking advantage of yet another slow first quarter for the Kansas City Chiefs. Tennessee orchestrated a lengthy drive, thanks to a clutch fourth-down catch by receiver Adam Humphries and a big reception by tight end Jonnu Smith. So what are the Titans to do? Run the ball with Derrick Henry, of course! Henry took the direct snap in the red zone (swiping a play the Chiefs ran against New England in Week 14 with Travis Kelce!), and had a wide open lane for the touchdown and to extend Tennessee's lead to 10-0.

a group of football players on the field: Derrick Henry's rushing score gives the Titans an early 10-0 lead over the Chiefs on Sunday. Derrick Henry's rushing score gives the Titans an early 10-0 lead over the Chiefs on Sunday.

All hail "King" Henry!

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a group of football players on the field: Tennessee Titans wide receiver Corey Davis (84) runs the ball against Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Damien Wilson (54) during the first quarter in the AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium.

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