Titans at Browns NFL Week Four Capsule

TITANS BROWNS
SERIES LEADER   33-27
STREAKS 3 of past 4 on road 3 of past 4 overall
COACHES VS. OPP. Munchak: 0-0 Shurmur: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 17-14 vs. Broncos W 17-16 vs. Dolphins
LAST GAME 12/7/08: Browns 9 at Titans 28. Tennessee QB Kerry Collins passes for 2 TDs & rookie RB Chris Johnson adds 136 rushing yards & 1 TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/6/05: Browns 20, Titans 14. Cleveland CB Brodney Pool has INT near goal line as time expires as Browns survive game played in 40-mile-per-hour winds.
BROADCAST CBS (1:00 PM ET): Marv Albert, Rich Gannon. SIRIUS: 104 (Ten.), 94 (Cle.). XM: 227 (Cle.).

 

STATS

PASSING Hasselbeck: 78-112-932-5-2-102.2 (3C) McCoy: 60-111-634-5-2-78.4
RUSHING C. Johnson: 46-98-2.1-0 Hillis: 44-151-3.4-2
RECEIVING Washington: 21-258-12.3-1 Watson (TE): 10-125-12.5-1
OFFENSE 352.3 289.3
TAKE/GIVE +2 +1
DEFENSE 261.0 (1L) 316.0
SACKS 6 tied: 1 D. Jackson, Rubin: 2.5
INTs McCourty: 2 (T3L) Adams, Young: 1
PUNTING Kern: 41.9 Maynard: 41.2
KICKING Bironas: 21 (6/6 PAT; 5/7 FG) Dawson: 19 (7/7 PAT; 4/4 FG)

NOTES

TITANS:  Club has won 4 of past 5 at Cleveland…QB MATT HASSELBECK posted 21st game with 300+ passing yards last week & aims for 3rd consecutive contest with 300+ passing yards (358, 311). Has 90+ passer rating in 1st 3 games of season. In past 2 vs. Browns, Hasselbeck has 5 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 102 passer rating…In only meeting vs. Browns, RB CHRIS JOHNSON rushed for 136 yards on 19 carries (7.2 avg.) with 1 TD. Johnson (24) needs 100 rush yards to record 25th career game with 100+ rush yards…WR NATE WASHINGTON is averaging 95.5 receiving yards per game in past 2 (191 total). Washington had career-best 8 catches last week. Averages 17.8 yards per catch vs. Browns (9 rec., 160 yards)…TE CRAIG STEVENS had career-long 58-yard reception last week.…Defense allows NFL-low 261 yards per game in ’11…LB BARRETT RUUD leads team with 20 tackles…S MICHAEL GRIFFIN had INT in last game vs. Browns…Titans have allowed 172 pass yards per game this season, 2nd-lowest in NFL (Steelers, 164)…CB JASON MC COURTY seeks 3rd straight game with INT…LB WILL WITHERSPOON had sack & INT last week…BROWNS:  QB COLT MC COY aims for 3rd straight game at home with 2 TD passes…RB PEYTON HILLIS has 9 TDs in his 9 home games (8 rushing, 1 receiving) w/ Browns. RB MONTARIO HARDESTY totaled 86 yards (67 rushing, 19 receiving) in 1st career start last week. Hardesty attended Tennessee…TE BENJAMIN WATSON (2,990) needs 10 receiving yards to reach 3,000 career…WR MOHAMED MASSAQUOI had game-winning 14-yard TD reception last week with 43 seconds remaining in game. Averages 18.5 yards per catch in ’11 (8 catches, 148 yards). WR JOSHUA CRIBBS registered 1st TD catch of season last game…Defense leads AFC with 11 sacks…LB D’QWELL JACKSON leads team with 30 tackles…S MIKE ADAMS recorded 1st INT of season last week…DT AHTYBA RUBIN has 2.5 sacks in past 2 games…DE JAYME MITCHELL had season-best 1.5 sacks last week…CB JOE HADEN leads team with 6 passes defensed.


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