5 NFL running backs that will reach 1,000 yards rushing in 2022

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NFL running back no. 1: Derrick Henry, Tennessee Titans

Derrick Henry . player. 35. Scouting Report. RB. Tennessee Titans. 1. Pick Analysis

It is no secret that Derrick Henry is one of the most dominant rushers in the league. His six-foot-three-inch – 250-pound frame can change directions in a second.

When deciding how to bring Henry down, defenders brace for impact – making him one of the best bruisers at his position.

After a disappointing end to 2021, the Tennessee Titans are excited to play behind their All-Pro tailback. His 937 yards rushing in eight games last season finished in the top 10 rankings in 2021.

A mid-season foot injury kept the leading rusher sidelined for half of the 2021 season – raising the anticipation of his return in 2022.

Henry has accumulated 5,563 yards rushing in the last four seasons. If the Titans can keep their bruiser healthy, the team will be positioned to have a great year on the ground.

Rushing the football has become a lost art in the National Football League. Becoming one-dimensional would be a detriment for any team looking to compete for a championship.

Franchises looking to separate themselves from the pack, incorporating a running game will lead to more success. If these backs have successful seasons, their teams will be closer to championship hardware.