Falcons at Titans NFL Week 7 Capsule

ATLANTA FALCONS (5-1) AT TENNESSEE TITANS (1-4)

SERIES

  FALCONS TITANS
SERIES LEADER   7-6
STREAKS   5 of past 6
COACHES VS. OPP. Dan Quinn: 0-0 Ken Whisenhunt: 2-2
LAST WEEK L 31-21 at Saints L 38-10 vs. Dolphins
LAST GAME 11/20/11: Titans 17 at Falcons 23. Atlanta QB Matt Ryan throws for 316 yards & TD. Falcons WR Roddy White has 7 catches for 147 yards & TE Tony Gonzalez adds 74 rec. yards & TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 10/7/07: Titans 20, Falcons 13. Tennessee S Vincent Fuller has 76-yard INT-TD. Titans DE Kyle Vanden Bosch has 7 tackles & sack.
REFEREE Brad Allen
BROADCAST FOX (12:00 PM CT): Thom Brennaman, Charles Davis, Tony Siragusa (field reporter). Westwood One: John Sadak, Ross Tucker. SIRIUS: 132 (Atl.), 121 (Ten.). XM: 231 (Ten.).

STATS

PASSING Ryan: 150-229-1751 (1C)-8-4-92.9 Mariota: 103-161-1239-9-5-93.2
RUSHING Freeman: 106-505 (2L)-4.8-9 (1L) Sankey: 39-159-4.1-1
RECEIVING Jones: 49 (1C)-638 (1C)-13.0-4 (T3C) Walker (TE): 22-244-11.1-1
OFFENSE 407.3 (1C) 340.4
TAKE/GIVE +2 -4
DEFENSE 369.5 313.6 (3L)
SACKS Beasley (R), Clayborn: 2 Morgan: 4.5 (T3C)
INTs Alford, Moore: 2 Sensabaugh: 2
PUNTING Bosher: 50.9 (1L) Kern: 44.8
KICKING Bryant: 43 (19/19 PAT; 8/10 FG) Succop: 28 (13/13 PAT; 5/5 FG)

NOTES

FALCONS: QB MATT RYAN has 100+ rating in 3 of past 4. Won only start vs. Ten., completing 22 of 32 (68.8 pct.) for 316 yards & 1 TD vs. 0 INTs for 110.9 rating…RB DEVONTA FREEMAN leads NFL with 10 TDs (9 rush, 1 rec.), most ever by Falcon in 1st 6 games of season. In past 4 (1st 4 career starts), has 695 scrimmage yards (173.8 per game), 462 rush yards (115.5 per game) & 9 TDs (8 rush, 1 rec.). Only player in 1st or 2nd year with 8+ rush TDs in 1st 4 career starts since 1970…WR JULIO JONES leads NFC with 49 catches. Has 81 catches for 1,251 yards (125.1 per game) & 6 TDs in past 10. WR RODDY WHITE had 7 catches for 147 yards in last meeting. Had TD catch last week…CB DESMOND TRUFANT has INT & 2 FRs (incl. TD) in past 3 vs. AFC. Has 39 PD since entering NFL in 2013, most by Falcon. LB VIC BEASLEY ties for 3rd among NFL rookies with 2 sacks. LB PAUL WORRILOW leads team with 41 tackles. DE ADRIAN CLAYBORN had sack last week & aims for 3rd in row on road with sack…TITANS: Rookie QB MARCUS MARIOTA (No. 2 overall) has 2+ TD passes in 3 of 5 career starts. Leads NFL rookies in passing yards (1,239), TD passes (9) & passer rating (93.2)…In only career meeting (9/9/12 with KC), RB DEXTER MC CLUSTER had 6 catches for 82 yards (13.7 avg.). Had TD catch last week. RB BISHOP SANKEY (934) need 66 scrimmage yards to reach 1,000 career. RB ANTONIO ANDREWS has rush TD in 2 of past 3…WR KENDALL WRIGHT has TD catch in 2 of past 3 vs. NFC, incl. 101 yards & TD vs. TB in Week 1. Last week, TE DELANIE WALKER led team with 8 catches for 97 yards. Since 2014, ranks 3rd among AFC TEs with 1,134 receiving yards. Aims for 9th consecutive game with 3+ rec…LB DERRICK MORGAN has 7.5 sacks & 2 FF in past 8. In 2 career meetings (with Was.), LB BRIAN ORAKPO has 3.5 sacks & FR. Since entering NFL in 2011, DT JURRELL CASEY ranks 3rd amongst AFC DTs with 24.5 sacks.


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