Titans vs. Falcons NFL Game Capsule

This week's NFL game capsule is posted after the jump.

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

SERIES

TITANS

FALCONS

SERIES LEADER

7-5

 

STREAKS

Past 5 & 6 of past 7

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Munchak: 0-0

Smith: 0-0

LAST WEEK

W 30-3 at Panthers

L 26-23 vs. Saints (OT)

LAST GAME

10/7/07: Falcons 13 at Titans 20. Tennessee S Vincent Fuller records 76-yard INT-TD with 1:00 minute remaining in 3rd quarter for decisive points as Titans defeat Atlanta.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/23/03: Titans 38, Falcons 31. Tennessee RB Eddie George rushes for 115 yards & 1 TD as Titans overcome early 21-0 deficit. TE Frank Wycheck adds 2 receiving TDs.

BROADCAST

CBS (4:15 PM ET): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts. Westwood One Radio: Howard David, Tony Boselli. SIRIUS: 85 (Ten.), 93 (Atl.). XM: 226 (Atl.). 

STATS

PASSING

Hasselbeck: 193-312-2,233-14-7-89.1

Ryan: 197-328-2,309-14-10-83.0

RUSHING

C. Johnson: 148-496-3.4-2

Turner: 179-788-4.4-7 (T3L)

RECEIVING

Washington: 39-501-12.8-2

White: 47-563-12.0-3

OFFENSE

318.3

362.0

TAKE/GIVE

+2

+1

DEFENSE

349.4

344.1

SACKS

Jones, Klug (R): 3

Abraham, Peters: 3

INTs

McCourty: 2

DeCoud: 3

PUNTING

Kern: 42.8

Bosher (R): 39.3

KICKING

Bironas: 60 (21/21 PAT; 13/15 FG)

Bryant: 68 (23/23 PAT; 15/16 FG)

NOTES

TITANSDating back to 12/5/93, club has won 5 straight vs. Falcons…Titans have won 13 of past 14 games against NFC & seeks 8th straight road win vs. NFC opponent…QB MATT HASSELBECK has 3-2 record vs. Falcons & totaled 6 TDs vs. 3 INTs & 95.2 passer rating. Hasselbeck (31,812) needs 188 pass yards to reach 32,000 career…In 13 career games vs. NFC, RB CHRIS JOHNSON averages 108.1 rush yards per game (1,405). Johnson had season-best 130 rush yards last week & registered 2nd 100-yard rush game of season (101 in Week 4)…WR DAMIAN WILLIAMS had career-high 107 rec. yards last week. Williams aims for 3rd straight game with TD catch…TE JARED COOK is averaging 16.8 yards per catch in ’11 (20 rec., 335 yards)…Rookie LB AKEEM AYERS (2nd round, No. 39 overall) recorded 2nd sack of season last week…DE JASON JONES has 2 sacks in past 3 games. Jones has 3 sacks in past 4 vs. NFC…S CHRIS HOPE posted 1st INT of season last week…DE DERRICK MORGAN attended Georgia Tech…FALCONSHave won 6 of past 7 in Nov…QB MATT RYAN has won 4 in row vs. AFC. In those 4, has completed 86 of 135 (63.7 pct.) for 1,077 yards with 10 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 106.9 rating. Aims for 4th in row vs. AFC with 3+ TDs & 100+ rating. Falcons are 18-0 when Ryan has 100+ rating. Had career-high 351 passing yards last week…RB MICHAEL TURNER has 6 rush TDs in past 6. Has 10 rush TDs in past 10 at home. When he has 23+ att., his teams are 21-1 (.955). Since joining Atl. in 2008, has 46 rush TDs, 2nd most in NFL… WR JULIO JONES has 100+ rec. yards in 3 of past 5. Leads NFC rookies with 498 yards & 3 100-yard games. WR RODDY WHITE has 53 catches for 766 yards (127.7 per game) & 7 TDs in past 6 vs. AFC. Has 100+ yards in 5 of those 6. Since start of 2007, has 418 rec., 2nd most in NFC. In last game vs. Ten. (10/19/08 with KC), TE TONY GONZALEZ had 6 catches for 97 yards. Aims for 3rd in row with TD catch…DE JOHN ABRAHAM has 105.5 sacks, 2nd most among active players. DE RAY EDWARDS has 9 sacks in past 10 Nov. games.

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