Titans at Texans Week Four Capsule

TENNESSEE TITANS (1-2) AT HOUSTON TEXANS (3-0)

SERIES

TITANS TEXANS
SERIES LEADER 14-6  
STREAKS 3 of past 5  
COACHES VS. OPP. Munchak: 1-1 Kubiak: 4-8
LAST WEEK W 44-41 (OT) vs. Lions W 31-25 at Broncos
LAST GAME 1/1/12: Titans 23 at Texans 22. Tennessee QB Matt Hasselbeck throws 2 TD passes as Titans defense thwarts Houston’s 2-point conversion with 0:14 remaining in 4th quarter.
LAST GAME AT SITE 1/1/12
BROADCAST CBS (12:00 PM CT): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts. SIRIUS: 104 (Ten.), 94 (Hou.). XM: 227 (Hou.). 

 

STATS

PASSING Locker: 67-104-781-4-2-91.9 Schaub: 63-96-751-5-1-102.4 (3C)
RUSHING Locker (QB): 8-67-8.4-0 Foster: 79-294-3.7-3 (T1L)
RECEIVING Wright (R): 14-102-7.3-1 A. Johnson: 13-212-16.3-2
OFFENSE 311.0 394.7 (3C)
TAKE/GIVE -3 +4 (T1C)
DEFENSE 463.0 255.7 (1C)
SACKS 6 tied: 1 Watt: 5.5 (1C)
INTs Verner: 1 3 tied: 1
PUNTING Kern: 50.9 Do. Jones: 49.3
KICKING Bironas: 25 (7/7 PAT; 6/8 FG) S. Graham: 28 (10/10 PAT; 6/7 FG)

NOTES

TITANS: Club has 7-3 all-time record at Hou…QB JAKE LOCKER passed for career-high 378 yards last week. Has completed 12 of 17 passes (70.6 pct.) for 120 yards with 1 TD vs. 0 INT & 109.9 passer rating vs. AFC South…In 8 career games vs. Hou., RB CHRIS JOHNSON averages 87.6 rush yards per game (701 total)…WR NATE WASHINGTON tied career-best with 71-yard TD catch last week. Had 4 rec. for 92 yards (23 avg.) with TD in last game at Hou. Rookie WR KENDALL WRIGHT had team & career-high 7 catches last week…TE JARED COOK (98) needs 2 catches to reach 100 career. Since ’11, Cook ranks 3rd in AFC among TEs with 923 rec. yards (ROB GRONKOWSKI, 1,483; AARON HERNANDEZ, 969)…LB AKEEM AYERS leads team with 36 tackles CB ALTERRAUN VERNER had 72-yard FR-TD last week…PR-CB TOMMIE CAMPBELL posted 65-yard PR-TD last game, 2nd career return TD (84-yard KR-TD)…KR DARIUS REYNAUD set franchise record with 105-yard KR-TD last week…S MICHAEL GRIFFIN has 3 career INTs vs. Hou…TEXANS: Have started 3-0 for 1st time team history. Club has won 6 of past 8 vs. AFC South…In past 5 starts vs. division, QB MATT SCHAUB is 5-0 & has 5 TDs vs. 2 INTs & 104.4 passer rating. Tied career-high with 4 TD passes last week (4 vs. Ten. on 9/20/09). In past 6 vs. Titans, Schaub has 13 TDs vs. 1 INT & 105.9 passer rating…RB ARIAN FOSTER has 100+ rush yards in past 2 starts vs. Ten. (143, 115). Registered 18th career 100-yard rush game last week. RB BEN TATE averages 6.5 yards per carry in 2 career games vs. Titans (31 att., 201 yards)…WR ANDRE JOHNSON has 9 career TD catches vs. Ten., most against any opponent. Since ’03, Johnson averages NFL-best 78.9 receiving yards per game (9,868 yards in 125 games)…TE OWEN DANIELS posted 1st TD catch of season & 21st of career last week…Defense allows AFC-low in pts. per game (14), yds. per game (255.7) & pass yards per game (188)…DE J.J. WATT aims for 4th consecutive game with at least 1.5 sacks. Registered career-best 2.5 sacks last week…DE ANTONIO SMITH posted 2 sacks in last meeting against Ten…S GLOVER QUIN had career-best 3 INTs vs. Titans on 11/28/10.


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