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Titans RB Derrick Henry, P Brett Kern Selected to Pro Bowl

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Titans RB Derrick Henry, P Brett Kern Selected to Pro Bowl

Titans RB Derrick Henry, P Brett Kern Selected to Pro Bowl

NASHVILLE – Running back Derrick Henry has been a tone-setter and a chain-mover for Tennessee Titans, piling on yards, touchdowns, and records en route.

Presently, Henry can add something new to his achievements – he's been chosen to the Pro Bowl group.

Henry on Tuesday was named to his first Pro Bowl squad.

"It's a gift to be named to the Pro Bowl and I'm eager to speak to the Titans in Orlando," Henry said.

Titans punter Brett Kern, in the interim, has been chosen to play in his third straight Pro Bowl after past outings following the 2017 and 2018 seasons.

"I simply feel very honored," Kern said on Tuesday. "It took me 10 years to get one and now to go to three out of a column, despite everything I need to squeeze myself. It is only a demonstration of the folks that have been on punt group this year – those folks have done a great activity, so it's a collaboration."

The Titans have likewise been educated six different players (in no specific request) are interchanges – quarterback Ryan Tannehill, protective lineman Jurrell Casey, security Kevin Byard, cornerback Logan Ryan, watch Rodger Saffold and long snapper Beau Brinkley.

There's an opportunity a portion of those players could join Henry and Kern at the Pro Bowl. Two years prior, the Titans had six players at the Pro Bowl after three players later joined the underlying three as interchanges.

The current year's Pro Bowl will be played on January 25, 2020, at the Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida.

Henry positions second in the NFL in hurrying yards (1,329), first in surging endeavors (271), is tied for eighth in surging normal (4.9; least 88 endeavors), and he's tied for third in hurrying touchdowns (13). He additionally positions third in the NFL in absolute touchdowns (15).

Henry drives every running back with 38 surging endeavors of at any rate 10 yards. Just Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (43) has more.

Henry's 4.90-yard hurrying normal for the season would rank fifth in establishment history among qualifiers.

Henry has three scrimmage touchdowns of at any rate 65 yards this season, more than some other player (Christian McCaffrey, Terry McLaurin, and A.J. Dark-colored are next with two each).

Since Week 14 of 2018, when Henry set the established precedent with 238 surging yards in a game, his 1,914 hurrying yards lead the NFL.

Henry has five 100-yard games on the season, including four straight 100-yard exhibitions in games versus the Chiefs (188), Jaguars (159), Colts (149) and Raiders.

Kern, the longest-tenured Titan in the wake of joining the group in 2009, drives the NFL with 34 kicks set inside the 20-yard line, and he drives the AFC with a 47.5 gross normal while positioning second in the AFC with a 43.6 net avg.

Kern has shown up in 168 games with the Titans, which positions 6th in the group's untouched profession games played rundown. He's enrolled 28 punts of at least 50 yards in 2019, and prior this season he tied the NFL record with eight punts put inside the 20 at Denver (10/13/19).

The Pro Bowlers are controlled by the accord votes of fans, players and mentors. During the fan casting a ballot divide, Kern was the No.2 finisher (first in AFC) among punters, while Henry, Byard, and Ryan all completed 6th generally speaking in the fan-casting a ballot parcel at their particular positions.

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