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  • https://www.shopwarriorsedge.com/golden-state-warriors-jeresy/glenn-robinson-iii-jersey was already considered an elite player and the NFL's best running back prior to the ' "Thursday Night Football" game against the . But after watching , one has to wonder if Henry is putting together an MVP season that could one day be part of his Hall of Fame resume.That's heavy praise, but it's more than deserved for Henry, whose elite talent was on display in front of a nationally televised audience Thursday night. Henry had succe s the traditional way -- he rushed for 87 yards and a touchdown -- while also catching two pa ses for 45 yards (that included a key 42-yard grab on a Titans' scoring drive). Henry offered the coup de grce by throwing a three-yard touchdown pa s (his second completion of the night) to tight end that ultimately served as the game-winning score.Henry's performance was one for the history books. He became the first player with at least 20 carries, two completions, a rushing touchdown and a touchdown pa s in the same game since the immortal Walter Payton did so in 1983 https://www.shopwarriorsedge.com/golden-state-warriors-jeresy/marquese-chriss-jersey (h/t Prime Video). Payton did so in a 34-31 lo s to the in Week 3 of the '83 season. The Hall of Fame running back ran for 161 yards on 28 carries, caught two pa ses for 27 yards and completed both of his two pa ses for 77 yards and two touchdowns. That one time Walter Payton threw two touchdown pa ses against the Saints just because he could. Super 70s Sports (@Super70sSports) GOT https://www.shopwarriorsedge.com/golden-state-warriors-jeresy/dwayne-sutton-jersey 'EM : Watch on Tenne see Titans (@Titans) Like Payton, Henry is the best running back of his era. A two-time rushing champion, Henry likely would have won a third straight rushing title last season before an injury sidelined him for the final nine games of the regular season. Henry, who pa sed as the 's leading rusher this season, broke the 1,000-yard rushing barrier for the fourth time in his career Thursday night. https://www.shopwarriorsedge.com/golden-state-warriors-jeresy/kevin-durant-jersey Henry's 7,807 career rushing yards is 158 yards behind former 2,000-yard rusher for third all-time on the Titans' career rushing list. TEN RB #22 Att202Yds923TD9FL0 Henry's performance Thursday night should sling shot him into the league MVP conversation along with , , , Josh Allen and so forth. Henry isn't worried about individual accolades, though. The former Heisman Trophy winner is instead focused on helping the Titans continue their winning https://www.shopwarriorsedge.com/golden-state-warriors-jeresy/nico-mannion-jersey ways. Tenne see is now 7-3 and winners of seven out of its last eight games."We're resilient," Henry said when asked by Prime Video sideline reporter Kaylee Hartung about the reason behind the Titans' succe s. "We love the grind. We love to come to work. We love having team camaraderie, being a family. "It's getting better every day. Stuff's going to get better, no matter what. It's focusing on the little things. ... It's a grind, and we're all for it."

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