Titans vs. Texans NFL Game Capsule

The NFL game capsule info after the jump.

TENNESSEE TITANS (8-7) AT HOUSTON TEXANS (10-5)

SERIES

TITANS

TEXANS

SERIES LEADER

13-6

STREAKS

4 of past 6

COACHES VS. OPP.

Munchak: 0-1

Kubiak: 4-7

LAST WEEK

W 23-17 vs. Jaguars

L 19-16 at Colts

LAST GAME

10/23/11: Texans 41 at 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.

LAST GAME AT SITE

11/28/10: Texans 20, Titans 0. Houston QB Matt Schaub throws 2 2nd-quarter TD passes & Foster rushes for 143 yards as Texans’ defense limits Tennessee to 24 rushing yards.

BROADCAST

CBS (12:00 PM CT): Bill Macatee, Steve Tasker. SIRIUS: 106 (Ten.), 128 (Hou.). XM: 234 (Hou.).

STATS

PASSING

Hasselbeck: 297-483-3,274-16-14-80.5

Yates (R): 78-130-902-3-3-79.1

RUSHING

C. Johnson: 247-986-4.0-4

Foster: 278-1,224 (3L)-4.4-10 (T1C)

RECEIVING

Washington: 70-931-13.3-6

Daniels (TE): 54-677-12.5-3

OFFENSE

333.3

371.1

TAKE/GIVE

+1

+7 (2C)

DEFENSE

353.0

280.7 (2L)

SACKS

Klug (R): 7

Barwin: 11.5 (T3C)

INTs

Griffin, McCourty: 2

Allen, Joseph: 4

PUNTING

Kern: 43.3

Turk: 40.2

KICKING

Bironas: 110 (32/32 PAT; 26/29 FG)

Rackers: 125 (2C) (38/39 PAT; 29/35 FG)

NOTES

TITANS: QB MATT HASSELBECK (32,853) needs 147 passing yards to become 25th player in NFL history with 33,000 career. Hasselbeck (3,274) needs 226 passing yards to reach 3,500 for 3rd time in career. Posted 22nd game with 300+ passing yards last week…RB CHRIS JOHNSON (986) needs 14 rush yards to join HOFer EARL CAMPBELL (4, ’78-81) & EDDIE GEORGE(5, ’96-00) as only players in club history to reach 1,000 in 4 consecutive seasons. For career, Johnson averages 91.4 rush yards per game vs. Houston (640 total). Johnson (38) needs 2 rush TDs to join Campbell (73) & George (64) as only players to reach 40 career in club annals. Rookie RB JAMIE HARPER posted 1st rush TD of career last week…WR NATE WASHINGTON(70) is 1st Titans WR to reach 70 rec. in season since ’04. Washington (931) needs 69 rec. yards to reach 1,000 for 1st time …TE JARED COOK had 169 rec. yards last week, most by TE in game in franchise history. Aims for 3rd straight game with 100+ rec. yards (103, 169)…DT KARL KLUG is tied for 3rd among AFC rookies with 7 sacks…TEXANS: Club has won 5 straight vs. AFC South at Reliant Stadium…Rookie QB T.J. YATES (5th round, No. 152) had career-best in completion pct. (81.3) & passer rating (101) last week…RB ARIAN FOSTER had 100+ rush yards (115) & 100+ rec. yards (119) & TD rushing & receiving in last game vs. Titans. Averages NFL-best 141.6 scrimmage yards per game (1,841 total in 13 games) in ’11. Has NFL-best 7 100-yard rush games. Foster (1,224) & RB BEN TATE (845) are only NFL RB duo with 800+ rush yards apiece in ’11. Had 104 rush yards in only meeting vs. Ten…TE OWEN DANIELS (299) needs 1 catch to join ANDRE JOHNSON (704) as only Texans to reach 300 career…Defense has team record 41 sacks in ’11…LB CONNOR BARWIN (11.5) has 3rd-most sacks in season in club history (MARIO WILLIAMS, 14 in ’07; 12 in ’08)…LB BRIAN CUSHING has tied career-best w/ 4 sacks in ’11 (4 in ’09). Leads team with 110 tackles this season. Rookie LB BROOKS REED has 3 sacks in past 4 vs. division.

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