The 2023 NFL Free Agency promises to be very interesting with star players looking for new destinations, some because they ran out of contract and others via trade. Such is the case of Derrick Henry, the star running back of the Tennessee Titans, who is rumored to have been put on the transfer list in exchange for college picks.
The renowned analyst Mike Silver is the one who affirms that “people in the board of the Titans” have confided in him that the organization seeks a new direction and, in this restructuring, King Henry is not in the plans, so they analyze some trade that allows them to add picks for the Draft.
Graduated from the University of Alabama as a true locomotive of 1.90 meters and 112 kilograms, this player was taken in the second round of the 2016 Draft and has had a successful career in the NFL, boasting of being the leading running back in the 2019 and 2020 seasons, in the second of these exceeding 2 thousand yards, only the eighth to achieve it.
Where would Derrick Henry play?
There isn’t much information yet about possible destinations for Derrick Henry if traded, but what they take for granted is that the running back was offered to several teams over the weekend during the Combine, which are the athletic tests that top college players face the general managers and coaches of the 32 franchises.
The aforementioned journalist assures that Tennessee running back was not the only great star offered for the highest bidder, since the names of Jalen Ramsey, cornerback of the Los Angeles Rams, and DeAndre Hopkins, the receiver of the Arizona Cardinals, also appeared in the talks.
When does NFL Free Agency start?
The official date to start making signings in the National Football League will be March 13, 2023, the day teams can contact free agents, although most of the time there are pre-established agreements that are simply made official that day, and it is also when all 32 franchises must be below the salary cap with the league’s new year.
When is the 2023 Draft?
The 2023 NFL Draft will be the 88th annual gathering of the league’s franchises to select the best college prospects, with names such as C.J. Stroud, Bryce Young, Jalen Carter and Will Anderson Jr. standing out this year.
The event is scheduled to take place at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri, April 27-29, 2023, with the first round taking place on Thursday, the second and third rounds on Friday, and the fourth through seventh on Saturday.