Derrick Henry Contract: Salary, Cap Hit, Potential Extension

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Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) jogs to the field before an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, in Jacksonville, Fla.
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BetMGM Staff @BETMGM Mar 22, 2023, 11:39 AM

While he’s at the stage where running backs tend to decline, Tennessee Titans star bruiser Derrick Henry has shown he still belongs amongst the game’s elite at the position.

Derrick Henry Salary

Henry is entering the final year of a four-year, $50 million contract inked in 2020. The deal includes $25 million in guaranteed money, an average annual salary of $12.5 million, and a $12 million signing bonus.

Derrick Henry Cap Hit

Henry will count for $16,367,647 against the cap in 2023.

Derrick Henry Potential Extension

Schedule to become a free agent next offseason, and having recently turned 29, Henry is likely entering his final year in a Titans uniform. The former NFL Offensive Player of the Year remained productive in 2022, recording 1,500+ rushing yards for the third time in the past four seasons. Given Henry’s age and massive workload in recent years, teams may be hesitant to sign the two-time rushing champ, making his current situation one of the more fascinating around the league.

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