Henry tore his ACL in the spring and hasn't played yet this season, and his addition to the Chargers' already dangerous passing attack could be a huge boost for their offense.
The 24-year-old tight end was in the news about a month ago when ESPN's Stephen A. Smith accidentally mentioned Henry on an episode of "First Take" during his pre-game analysis of a Chargers matchup late in the regular season. Henry, of course, wasn't going to play, and Smith's co-hosts, including former Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi, gave a priceless reaction to the gaffe.
Fast forward to Wednesday when Smith, on his ESPN radio show, was going on a rant about the Arizona Cardinals hiring Kliff Kingsbury as their new head coach. Smith wasn't a huge fan of the hiring, and the Cardinals responded with a hilarious troll job involving Henry. Check it out below.
We thought you would be in a good mood since the Chargers activated Hunter Henry this week. https://t.co/lkVzzDwEa2
— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) January 9, 2019
But if you thought Smith was just going to take the jab and move on, you were wrong.
I don't care how many mistakes I've made in my 25 years in this business, I can assure you it falls short of the moribund product you guys contaminated the state of Arizona with over the previous 4 months...
— Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) January 10, 2019
As for the latest on Henry, he was a full participant in practice Wednesday and appears to be on track to make his season debut against the Patriots.
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