Ravens at Titans Week 2 NFL Capsule

BALTIMORE RAVENS (1-0) AT TENNESSEE TITANS (0-1)

SERIES

RAVENS TITANS
SERIES LEADER Series tied, 8-8  
STREAKS 2 of past 3  
COACHES VS. OPP. Harbaugh: 1-1 Munchak: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 35-7 vs. Steelers L 16-14 at Jaguars
LAST GAME 10/5/08: Titans 13 at Ravens 10. With 1:56 remaining in 4th quarter, Tennessee TE Alge Crumpler catches game-winning 11-yard TD pass.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/12/06: Ravens 27, Titans 26. Baltimore blocks 43-yard FG attempt by Tennessee K Rob Bironas & WR Derrick Mason scores game-winning 4th-quarter TD with 3:35 remaining.
BROADCAST CBS (12:00 PM CT): Bill Macatee, Steve Tasker. SIRIUS: 134 (Bal.), 149 (Ten.). XM: 230 (Ten.).

STATS

PASSING Flacco: 17-29-224-3 (T3L)-0-117.6 (3C) Hasselbeck: 21-34-263-2-1-93.1
RUSHING Rice: 19-107-5.6-1 (T1L) C. Johnson: 9-24-2.7-0
RECEIVING Dickson (TE): 5-59-11.8-1 Washington: 6-67-11.2-0
OFFENSE 385.0 292.0
TAKE/GIVE +7 (1L) 0
DEFENSE 312.0 323.0
SACKS Suggs: 3 (1L) Hayes, McCourty: 1
INTs E. Reed: 2 (1L)
PUNTING Koch: 47.2 Kern: 41.6
KICKING Cundiff: 9 (3/3 PAT; 2/2 FG) Bironas: 2 (2/2 PAT; 0/1 FG)

NOTES

RAVENS:  Since ’10, club has 9-2 record when scoring 20+ points…Ravens have won 6 of past 7 vs. AFC…QB JOE FLACCO passed for 3 TDs for 6th time of career last week & Ravens are 5-1 in such games. Ravens are 18-2 (.900) when Flacco has 100+ passer rating…RB RAY RICE posted 8th career 100-yard rush game last week (107). For career, Rice averages 102.0 scrimmage yards per game (4,693 in 46 games)…RB RICKY WILLIAMS averaged 5.3 yards per carry in Bal. debut last week (12 att., 63 yards)…WR ANQUAN BOLDIN (911) needs 89 receiving yards to reach 1,000 career with Bal. WR LEE EVANS (5,934) needs 66 rec. yards for 6,000 career…TE ED DICKSON had career-best in catches (5) & rec. yards (59) last week…Ravens registered 7 turnovers vs. Steelers (4 FF, 3 INTs)…Ravens are 8-0 under JOHN HARBAUGH when posting 3+ INTs in game…S ED REED (1,463) needs 20 INT return yards to surpass HOFer ROD WOODSON (1,483) for most all-time. Now has 12 games with at least 2 INTs, most by any player who began career in Super Bowl era…LB TERRELL SUGGS (71.5) tied career-high with 3 sacks last week & surpassed PETER BOULWARE (70) for most sacks in Ravens history…TITANS:  QB MATT HASSELBECK (29,842) needs 158 passing yards to reach 30,000 career. In 2 career games vs. Ravens, Hasselbeck has completed 41 of 68 passes (60.3 pct.) for 532  yards w/ 7 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 107.0 passer rating…RB CHRIS JOHNSON averages 92.1 rush yards per game in Sept., which is 5th-highest rushing-yards-per-game average in month in NFL history (min. 10 games). Johnson averages 103 rush yards per game at LP Field (2,472 total in 24 games)…WR KENNY BRITT posted 5th 100-yard receiving game last week with 136 yards. Tied career long with 80-yard TD rec. last week. WR NATE WASHINGTON (199) needs 1 catch to reach 200 career…LB BARRETT RUUD led team with 12 tackles in Titans debut…CB JASON MC COURTY posted 1st career sack last week…S MICHAEL GRIFFIN had INT in last meeting vs. Ravens.


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