Ranking the RBs in the AFC South

Sep 15, 2019; Nashville, TN, USA; Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) runs for a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts during the second half at Nissan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

The AFC South continues to be one of the most up and coming divisions in the NFL. With two teams from the division making the playoffs for three straight years, it’s safe to say any team in this group is not to be overlooked.

One skill position that has been consistently strong in recent years has been running back. Here are the rankings of the best running backs in the AFC South:

The league’s leading rusher last year put together an amazing season and postseason in 2019. After finishing with 1,640 yards and 16 touchdowns, Henry finally seemed to break out of his pattern of inconsistency.

He seemed to be unstoppable against New England and Baltimore in the playoffs, two teams that had top 10 defenses all year. He was given the franchise tag this offseason by Tennessee, but a long-term deal is expected to be agreed upon shortly.

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