Titans vs. Panthers NFL Game Capsule

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 06: Mike Munchak the Head Coach of the Tennessee Titans watches the game action during the NFL game against the Cincinnati Bengals at LP Field on November 6, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

The NFL game capsule is posted after the jump.

 

TENNESSEE TITANS (4-4) AT CAROLINA PANTHERS (2-6)

SERIES

TITANS

PANTHERS

SERIES LEADER

2-1

 

STREAKS

2-1

 

COACHES VS. OPP.

Munchak: 0-0

Rivera: 0-0

LAST WEEK

L 24-17 vs. Bengals

Bye (Wk. 8: L 24-21 vs. Vikings)

LAST GAME

11/4/07: Panthers 7 at Titans 20. Tennessee QB Vince Young & RB LenDale White each rush for TD as Titans race to 13-0 lead & hold Carolina scoreless until 4th quarter. 

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/19/03: Titans 37, Panthers 17. Tennessee QB Steve McNair records 2 1st-half TDs (1 rush, 1 pass) as Titans build 27-3 halftime lead en route to victory.

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Harlan, Solomon Wilcots.  SIRIUS: 80 (Ten.), 93 (Car.). XM: 237 (Car.). 

STATS

PASSING

Hasselbeck: 178-285-2,014-13-6-90.0

Newton (R): 174-287-2,393 (3C)-11-9-87.1

RUSHING

C. Johnson: 121-366-3.0-1

D. Williams: 75-363-4.8-1

RECEIVING

Washington: 36-461-12.8-2

S. Smith: 46-918 (1C)-20.0-4

OFFENSE

310.3

415.1

TAKE/GIVE

+1

-3

DEFENSE

358.3

358.8

SACKS

Klug (R): 3

Johnson: 7

INTs

McCourty: 2

Martin: 2

PUNTING

Kern: 42.6

Baker: 40.4

KICKING

Bironas: 48 (18/18 PAT; 10/12 FG)

Mare: 57 (18/19 PAT; 13/16 FG)

NOTES

TITANSClub has won 12 of past 13 games against NFC…QB MATT HASSELBECK has 90+ passer rating in 6 of 8 games in ’11. Hasselbeck (189) needs TD pass to reach 190 career. Hasselbeck has 6 TDs vs. 3 INTs & 88 passer rating on road this season…In 12 career games vs. NFC, RB CHRIS JOHNSON averages 106.3 rush yards per game (1,275). Johnson totaled 110 scrimmage yards last week (64 rushing, 46 receiving). Johnson (4,964) needs 36 rush yards to join EDDIE GEORGE & HOFer EARL CAMPBELL as 3rd player in franchise history to reach 5,000 career…WR LAVELLE HAWKINSrecorded 1st career TD catch last week. WR DAMIAN WILLIAMS has 3 TD catches in past 5 games…TE JARED COOK is averaging 16.7 yards per catch in ’11 (19 rec., 317 yards)…CB JASON MC COURTY leads team with 67 tackles…S MICHAEL GRIFFIN has 2 INTs in past 3 games vs. NFC opponents…DT SHAUN SMITH posted 1st sack of season last week…PANTHERSTotal (415.1 yards per game) & pass (285.5) offenses rank 5th in NFL…Rookie QB CAM NEWTON has completed 40 of 58 (69 pct.) for 546 yards with 4 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 121.8 rating in past 2. Passed for 1,381 yards in Oct., most in NFL history by rookie in any month. Has 4 games with 290+ yards, tied with PEYTON MANNING (1998) for most by rookie in NFL history. Ties for 3rd in NFL with 7 rush TDs. His 7 rush TDs tie VINCE YOUNG (2006) for most in season by rookie QB since 1970…In career, when RB JONATHAN STEWART has 15+ att., team is 14-3 (.824). RB DE ANGELO WILLIAMS has 4,574 rush yards & 983 rec. yards in career. Needs 17 rec. yards to become 1st player in franchise history with 4,000+ rush yards & 1,000+ rec. yards…WR STEVE SMITH leads NFC with 918 receiving yards. Has 5 100-yard games. In past 2, has 14 catches for 243 yards (121.5 per game) & TD. In only home game vs. Ten. (10/19/03), had 10 catches for 151 yards & TD (67 yards). TE GREG OLSEN has TD catch in 4 of past 6…DE CHARLES JOHNSON has 15 sacks in past 15. Rookie DT TERRELL MC CLAIN had 1st career sack in Week 8.

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