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What to do with Derrick Henry injury in Week 15 fantasy football

Titans running back Derrick Henry is dealing with a hamstring injury that cost him all three practices in Week 15. We break down the fantasy football implications.

The Tennessee Titans host the Houston Texans in arguably the biggest game of Week 15, and they face a big question on their injury report. Running back Derrick Henry is listed as questionable with a hamstring injury after missing all three days of practice.

Henry injured the hamstring in Week 12 and has been on the injury report ever since. It’s been a mix of limited, full, and DNPs, but this is the first week where he did not practice at all. He appeared to aggravate the injury shortly before halftime in Week 14, but returned and played the second half.

On Thursday, Henry made it clear he expected to be good to go for Sunday’s game.

Fantasy football analysis: Titans RB Derrick Henry

The DNPs are worrisome, but Henry should play on Sunday. Henry is on a roll and even if he was facing the top run defense in the league, he’d be a must start. This week, he faces a Texans run defense that has given up the seventh most fantasy points to running backs. He’s arguably the best start in fantasy football this week.

If he does not play, Dion Lewis would get the start. Lewis would be a good start, but unless you’ve got a spare roster spot, don’t add Lewis on the off chance he plays.