We don't blame you if you don't know Alex Myres.
And now, thanks to the NFL's leading rusher, Derrick Henry, everyone knows Alex Myres.
Henry unleashed his now patented stiff-arm, in which his practically slams an defender down with one hand, on Myres during a second-quarter drive on Sunday.
— Tennessee Titans (@Titans) December 20, 2020
Poor Myres. After going undrafted out of Houston in 2019, he spent last season on the Steelers' practice squad. He was signed to the Lions' practice squad earlier this month. With Desmond Trufant and Jeff Okudah out with injury, Myres is getting a lot of snaps against the Titans.
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But none more memorable than this one above.
The Titans capped this drive with a Ryan Tannehill touchdown run to take a 21-7 lead. By midway through the quarter, Henry, who has 2,000 rushing yards in his sights, had 70 yards and a TD on 12 carries.
Henry lit up social media by pulling off the same move against a more established name, Bills cornerback Josh Norman, earlier this season.
Derrick Henry. Get of me!
Josh Norman. Owwwwwww! pic.twitter.com/NWSYEGe2N9
— Brian Li 🏈 (@BrianLi35063310) December 17, 2020
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