Texans vs Titans Week 13 Capsule

HOUSTON TEXANS (10-1) AT TENNESSEE TITANS (4-7)

SERIES

TEXANS TITANS
SERIES LEADER   14-7
STREAKS 5 of past 8  
COACHES VS. OPP. Kubiak: 5-8 Munchak: 1-2
LAST WEEK W 34-31 (OT) at Lions L 24-19 at Jaguars
LAST GAME 9/30/12: Titans 14 at Texans 38. Houston QB Matt Schaub passes for 202 yards & 2 TDs. Texans S Danieal Manning (55 yards) & CB Kareem Jackson (63 yards) each post INT-TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 10/23/11: Texans 41, Titans 7. Houston RB Arian Foster scores 2 rushing TDs & catches 78-yard TD pass as Foster (115) & RB Ben Tate (104) each rush for 100 yards.
BROADCAST CBS (12:00 PM CT): Kevin Harlan, Solomon Wilcots. SIRIUS: 137 (Hou.), 117 (Ten.). XM: 233 (Ten.).

STATS

PASSING Schaub: 245-378-2,855-19-9-94.4 Locker: 99-167-1,164-7-4-84.5
RUSHING Foster: 269-1,064 (1C)-4.0-12 (1L) C. Johnson: 191-942 (2C)-4.9-4
RECEIVING A. Johnson: 69 (3C)-1,058 (3L)-15.3-3 Wright (R): 48-438-9.1-4
OFFENSE 394.8 (3L) 327.7
TAKE/GIVE +8 (T3C) -4
DEFENSE 319.7 (3C) 391.9
SACKS Watt: 14.5 (1C) Wimbley: 4.5
INTs Jackson: 4 (T1C) McCourty, Verner: 2
PUNTING Do. Jones: 46.3 Kern: 48.3
KICKING S. Graham: 97 (2C) (37/37 PAT; 20/25 FG) Bironas: 84 (24/24 PAT; 20/24 FG)

NOTES

TEXANS: With win, would set single-season record for most wins in Texans history (10 in 2011). Club is 5-0 on road in ’12…QB MATT SCHAUB is averaging 421 passing yards in past 2. In past 15, Schaub is 14-1 with 24 TDs vs. 10 INTs & 97.5 rating. In past 7 vs. Ten., Schaub is 5-2 with 15 TDs vs. 1 INT & 106.9 rating…RB ARIAN FOSTER aims for 6th straight game with 90+ rush yards. Foster (1,064) needs 136 rush yards to reach 1,200 for 3rd consecutive season. Posted 22nd 100-yard rush game of career last week. Club is 16-6 (.727) when Foster has 100+ rush yards. Since ’10, Foster has 38 rush TDs, most in NFL…WR ANDRE JOHNSON has totaled 461 rec. yards in past 2 games, highest total in 2-game span by any player in NFL history. Has 9 career TD rec. vs. Ten., most vs. any opponent. TE OWEN DANIELS has career-best 6 TD rec. in ’12…DE J.J. WATT had career-best 3 sacks last week. Watt (14.5) surpassed MARIO WILLIAMS (14 in 2007) for most sacks in season in Texans history…CB KAREEM JACKSON & S DANIEAL MANNING each had INT-return TDs in last game vs. Ten…TITANS: Are 7-3 at home against Texans…In 2 career starts at home, QB JAKE LOCKER has completed 52 of 74 (70.3 pct.) for 607 yards with 3 TDs vs. 1 INT & 102.7 passer rating…For career, RB CHRIS JOHNSON averages 93.6 rush yards per game against Hou. (842 in 9 games). Johnson (942) needs 58 rush yards to reach 1,000 for 5th consecutive season. Has 24 career games with at least 125 rush yards, 2nd-most in player’s 1st 5 seasons in NFL history (ERIC DICKERSON, 27). Has 5 career rush TDs of 80+ yards, most in NFL history. Aims for 7th straight game with 100+ scrimmage yards…WR KENNY BRITT had 128 receiving yards in last game vs. Hou. (12/19/10). WR KENDALL WRIGHT leads NFL rookies with 48 catches.…Since 2011, TE JARED COOK has 1,211 receiving yards, 3rd-most by AFC TE…Defense posted season-high 7 sacks in Week 12…Rookie LB ZACH BROWN posted career-best 2 sacks last week…DE KAMERION WIMBLEY (47) needs 3 sacks to reach 50 career.


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