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February 27, 2017 01:50 PM
Erin Henderson: Contract option declined
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Henderson's (undisclosed) contract option for the 2017 season has been declined by the Jets, making him a free agent, Connor Hughes of reports.

Henderson's release will create over $2.5 million in cap space for the Jets. After posting 45 tackles and forcing two fumbles in his 2015 return to the league, Henderson managed 21 stops in five games before being placed on the non-football injury list this past season. With Henderson out of the picture, 2016 first-round pick Darron Lee is now cemented as a starter at inside linebacker for New York.

October 22, 2016 07:42 PM
Jets' Erin Henderson: Placed on the NFI list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Henderson (undisclosed) has been placed on the Non-Football Injury list, Brian Costello of the New York Post reports.

It has not yet been determined why Henderson was placed on the list, but the list works like the IR, meaning the linebacker is likely done for the year. With fellow linebacker Darron Lee also out with injury, Bruce Carter figures to take on a big role against the Ravens on Sunday.

September 28, 2016 10:46 PM
Jets' Erin Henderson: Practices in full on Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Henderson (foot) practiced in full on Wednesday, reports.

Henderson was sidelined for the Jets' Week 3 bout against the Chiefs after missing each practice last week. Now back in action, he's expected to return for Sunday's matchup with the Seahawks.

September 25, 2016 04:26 PM
Jets' Erin Henderson: Inactive for Sunday's game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Henderson (foot) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Chiefs.

Henderson suffered a sprained joint in his foot during Week 2's matchup against the Bills and isn't yet ready to return to action. Expect Darron Lee to fill Henderson's role as the Jets' starting middle linebacker opposite David Harris.

September 23, 2016 01:32 PM
Jets' Erin Henderson: Questionable Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Henderson (foot) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Chiefs.

Henderson was unable to practice this week but the team is still holding out hope that he can play against Kansas City. His MRI last week suggested that he should be able to play through the injury but his practice participation suggests otherwise. Look for Darron Lee to see extra time if Henderson is held out or limited.

September 19, 2016 12:36 PM
Jets' Erin Henderson: Unlikely to practice Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Henderson (foot) is unlikely to practice Monday, Rich Cimini of ESPN reports.

Henderson underwent an MRI on his foot Friday and it was revealed that he suffered a sprained joint. Reports, such as this one from Connor Hughes of, suggest that the injury is not at all serious and he should be able to go against the Chiefs on Sunday. If, for some reason, Henderson is unable to go, expect Darron Lee to fill in at middle linebacker in his stead.

September 16, 2016 03:48 PM
Jets' Erin Henderson: Undergoing MRI Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Henderson (foot) will undergo an MRI on Friday after suffering an injury during Thursday's win over the Bills, ESPN's Rich Cimini reports.

Henderson went down early with the foot injury and was unable to play through the issue after several attempts. An update regarding his status moving forward should become available following test results, while Darron Lee figures to fill in at inside linebacker if Henderson is forced to miss an extended period of time.

September 16, 2016 12:48 AM
Jets' Erin Henderson: Injures foot Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Henderson was seen in a walking boot following Thursday's win over the Bills, Rich Cimini of ESPN reports.

The severity of Henderson's foot injury is currently unknown. It was sustained on the second play of the game. The veteran attempted to play through it, but was eventually forced out of the contest. His status will need to be monitored going forward. Darron Lee filled in at right inside linebacker in Henderson's absence.

August 21, 2016 03:57 PM
Jets' Erin Henderson: Shoulder injury proves not serious
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Henderson (shoulder) practiced Sunday, Eric Allen of the Jets' official site reports.

Henderson left Friday's preseason tilt versus Washington with a shoulder injury, but the ailment merely proved to be a stinger. Thus, Henderson shouldn't miss time going forward in advance of the Jets' third preseason contest Saturday against the Giants.

August 19, 2016 09:05 PM
Jets' Erin Henderson: Doutbful to return Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Henderson is doubtful to return to Friday's matchup with the Redskins due to a shoulder injury, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports.

The severity of injury is currently unknown. The veteran linebacker played his first six seasons with the Vikings before spending last season on the Jets. He projects as the team's starting right inside linebacker.

March 25, 2016 03:37 PM
Jets' Erin Henderson: Re-signs with Jets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Henderson re-signed with the Jets on Thursday.

Henderson played well toward the end of last season, including an 11-tackle performance against the Bills in Week 17, and while he could be in line for regular playing time next season, there is still a lot that can happen before training camp.

August 14, 2015 06:40 PM
Report: Jets LB Erin Henderson has MCL sprain
by Ruben Palacios | CBS Sports Staff

Jets linebacker Erin Henderson has a Grade 2 MCL sprain an MRI confirmed Friday, according to

Henderson suffered the injury during Thursday's preseason loss to the Lions. He will be out for a week because of the setback.

Last season, Henderson recorded 112 tackles, four sacks, two interceptions and a forced fumble in 14 games.

August 13, 2015 11:00 PM
Jets lose LB Erin Henderson to knee injury
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

A knee injury caused Jets linebacker Erin Henderson to leave Thursday's preseason game early and he will not return, the team announced. Henderson produced 112 tackles and four sacks in 14 games last season.

June 5, 2015 04:24 AM
Jets LB Erin Henderson embracing second chance
by Marty Gitlin |

For a guy not even guaranteed a roster spot out of training camp, Jets linebacker Erin Henderson certainly has lofty goals in 2015.

He wants to be in the running for the NFL Comeback Player of the Year award.

The seeds of his motivation were planted on New Year's Day of 2014 as he sat in a holding cell in suburban Minneapolis, where he had been arrested on suspicion of DUI and marijuana possession following a single-car crash. It was his second arrest in six weeks. And he had plenty of time as he fretted all alone to think about his life and the future.

"I'd never been to prison before," he told ESPN. "I sat there that night ... you're in there by yourself and you have a lot of time to think about things and figure out which direction you want to go. Coach [Leslie] Frazier always used to tell us, 'Tell me your vision, and I'll show your future.' That night, I decided to change my vision."

Henderson checked into rehab and eventually signed a one-year, minimum-salary contract with the Jets. Not a cent is guaranteed. He understands that his second chance could be his last chance. And he's driven.

"I have it in my mind to become one of the comeback players or at least be in the conversation," he said. "I think it's an interesting story and I think there are lot of people out there who are suffering from similar things and maybe I can be an inspiration to them."

June 1, 2015 03:00 PM
Jets sign linebacker Erin Henderson
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

The Jets signed linebacker Erin Henderson to a one-year contract, the team announced Wednesday.

Henderson did not play during the 2014 season after being released by the Vikings following two DUI arrests. Henderson considers himself a recovering alcoholic.

"I understand it's an ongoing battle, a lifelong thing," he said. "For me, it's nothing different than when I came to the Vikings as an undrafted free agent. Once I get to a team and get on a roster, I trust myself and believe myself. It's just a matter of somebody going out on a limb and trusting me."

June 1, 2015 03:02 PM
Report: Jets agree to contract with linebacker Erin Henderson
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

The Jets signed linebacker Erin Henderson to a one-year contract Tuesday, sources told

Henderson did not play during the 2014 season after being released by the Vikings following two DUI arrests.

June 1, 2015 03:14 PM
Erin Henderson will meet with Jets
by Shawn Krest |

Linebacker Erin Henderson has scheduled a meeting with the Jets. Henderson is looking to reenter the NFL after sitting out last season, following his release from the Vikings.

Henderson met with the 49ers GM and coach on Thursday and also had dinner with the team's linebacker coach, his agent told the Sacramento Bee

June 1, 2015 03:23 PM
Report: 49ers to meet with linebacker Erin Henderson
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

After attending free agent Erin Henderson's workout, the 49ers plan to meet with the troubled linebacker, sources told ESPN.

Henderson, 28, did not play during the 2014 season after being arrested for DUI twice. He last played for the Vikings in 2013 and totaled 112 tackles, four sacks and two interceptions.

June 1, 2015 10:23 PM
Erin Henderson facing DWI, drug possession charges
by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer

Former Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson is facing four misdemeanor charges in connection with a Nov. 19 incident, reports the St. Paul Pioneer-Press. This is the first of two recent arrests on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Henderson, released by the Vikings on Feb. 7, also faces five charges in connection with a Jan. 1 incident and is scheduled to appear in court Monday. Henderson is scheduled to appear April 29 on the November charges. 

June 1, 2015 10:43 PM
Vikings release LB Erin Henderson
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

The Vikings announced the release of linebacker Erin Henderson. He had been arrested twice for DUI since November, per ESPN. 


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