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Henry back after serving suspension for violating drug policy

12/17/2007 - NFL Chris Henry Tennessee Titans + more

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee rookie running back Chris Henry returned to the Titans on Monday after serving his four-game
suspension for violating the NFL's policy on anabolic steroids and
related substances.

Coach Jeff Fisher said Henry was back in the team's building
Monday and stayed in good shape.

"He missed being around. He's looking forward to contributing
again," Fisher said.

Henry originally fought his suspension before dropping his
appeal for a positive test involving a substance added to the
league's banned list within the past year. He still ranks fourth on
the roster with 104 yards on 22 carries with two touchdowns in
limited playing time.

Fisher said the Titans have requested a roster exemption through
the weekend, which they can lift at any time once they determine
Henry's physical condition.

"It makes sense to evaluate him on the practice field and take
advantage of the exemption as long as you can," Fisher said.