Titans Vs Buccaneers NFL Week One Capsule

Tennessee Titans v Tampa Bay Buccaneers

TENNESSEE TITANS AT TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

SERIES

TITANS BUCCANEERS
SERIES LEADER 8-2  
STREAKS 6 of past 7  
COACHES VS. OPP. Ken Whisenhunt: 0-2 Lovie Smith: 2-1
LAST GAME 11/27/11: Buccaneers 17 at Titans 23. Tennessee CB Tommie Campbell has 84-yard KR-TD. Titans defense forces 5 TOs (4 FR & 1 INT).
LAST GAME AT SITE 10/14/07: Buccaneers 13, Titans 10. Tampa Bay WR Joey Galloway has 97 rec. yards & TD. Buccaneer K Matt Bryant makes 43-yard GW-FG.
REFEREE John Hussey
BROADCAST CBS (4:25 PM ET): Andrew Catalon, Steve Tasker, Steve Beuerlein, Chris Fischer (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 145 (Ten.), 83 (TB). XM: 226 (TB).

2014 STATS

PASSING Mariota (R) (Pre.): 21-30-326-1-1-102.9 Winston (R) (Pre.): 23-47-311-0-2-52.7
RUSHING Sankey: 152-569-3.7-2 Martin: 134-494-3.7-2
RECEIVING Walker (TE): 63-890-14.1-4 Jackson: 70-1002-14.3-2
OFFENSE 303.7 292.0
TAKE/GIVE -10 -8
DEFENSE 373.0 368.9
SACKS Morgan: 6.5 McCoy: 8.5
INTs McCourty: 3 Carter (Dal.): 5 (T3L)
PUNTING Kern: 46.8 Schum (Pre.): 47.0
KICKING Succop: 84 (27/27 PAT; 19/22 FG) Brindza (R) (Pre.): 18 (3/3 PAT; 5/5 FG)

NOTES

TITANS: MARCUS MARIOTA (No. 2 overall) will be 1st rookie QB in franchise history to start on KO Weekend. Won 2014 Heisman Trophy & led Oregon to PAC-12 title & National Championship appearance…RB BISHOP SANKEY started 9 of 16 games as rookie in 2014 & led team with 569 rush yards on 152 att. with 2 TDs. Since entering NFL in 2010, RB-PR DEXTER MC CLUSTER is tied for 2nd in AFC with 3 PR-TDs…In past 6 vs. NFC, WR KENDALL WRIGHT has 34 catches for 444 yards, incl. 12 rec. for career-high 150 yards vs. Arz. on 12/15/13. WR HARRY DOUGLAS makes Ten. debut. Has TD catch in 4 of past 5 vs. TB (with Atl.)…TE DELANIE WALKER led team with career-highs in catches (63) & rec. yards (890) with 4 TDs in 2014…LB BRIAN ORAKPO makes Titans debut. Posted 40 sacks in 6 seasons with Redskins (2009-14). S MICHAEL GRIFFIN led team with 110 tackles in 2014. LB AVERY WILLIAMSON started 12 of 16 games as rookie in 2014 & posted 3 sacks…BUCCANEERS: Rookie QB JAMEIS WINSTON (No. 1 overall) won 2013 Heisman Trophy & led Florida St. to National Championship…RB DOUG MARTIN has 3,006 scrimmage yards (2,404 rush, 602 rush) in 1st 3 NFL seasons…WR MIKE EVANS had 68 catches for 1,051 yards & 12 TDs as rookie in 2014. His 12 rec. TDs tied for most in season by Buccaneer. Has 12 TDs in past 12 games. Evans & WR VINCENT JACKSON (1,002) were 1st TB teammates with 1,000+ rec. yards in same season. Jackson has 1,000+ rec. yards in 6 of past 7 seasons…Since 2013, LB LAVONTE DAVID is only NFL player with 250+ tackles (290), 6+ sacks (8) & 5+ INTs (5). Led team with 146 tackles in 2014 & has led TB in tackles in all 3 NFL seasons. CB JOHNTHAN BANKS led team with 10 PD last year. CB ALTERRAUN VERNER was 2nd on team with 9 PD in 2014. Played 4 seasons with Ten. (2010-13) & had career-best 5 INTs & 22 PD as Titan in 2013. DT GERALD MC COY had 8.5 sacks last year & has 18 sacks in past 2 seasons. Has 5+ sacks in each of past 3 seasons (23 sacks). DE JACQUIES SMITH had career-high 6.5 sacks in 2014.


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