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Derrick Henry calls his performance “soft”

Jacksonville Jaguars v Tennessee Titans

NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 31: Running Back Derrick Henry #22 of the Tennessee Titans carries the ball against Corner Back Aaron Colvin #22 of the Jacksonville Jaguars at Nissan Stadium on December 31, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

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Derrick Henry received his chance to be the Titans’ workhorse back, and he was disappointed in the result. Quarterback Marcus Mariota was the team’s leading rusher as Henry had 28 carries for 51 yards, though the running back did score on a 66-yard screen pass.

Henry called his performance “soft.”

“I didn’t feel like a workhorse back. I kind of felt soft,” Henry said, via Terry McCormick of “I’m not happy about that game at all. It hasn’t left my mind since the clock hit 0:00. That’s why I’m working hard this week, trying to get better than I was last week and looking forward to this game on Saturday. I just feel like I didn’t run like myself. I wasn’t really happy. I could say other words, but I wasn’t happy with myself.”

Henry started in place of DeMarco Murray, who missed the game with a knee injury. Murray remains out of practice, and Henry promises to do better and do more this week in the team’s wild-card playoff game.

Besides Murray, the Titans also were without cornerback Logan Ryan (illness), cornerback Da’Norris Searcy (illness) and cornerback Brice McCain (hamstring) at practice on Wednesday.