Lions vs. Titans NFL Game Capsule

Sep 16, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Jurrell Casey (99) sits near the misters during the fourth quarter against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-US PRESSWIRE

Click through the jump for this week's NFL game capsule.

DETROIT LIONS (1-1) AT TENNESSEE TITANS (0-2)

SERIES

LIONS

TITANS

SERIES LEADER

7-3

STREAKS

Past 3

COACHES VS. OPP.

Schwartz: 0-0

Munchak: 0-0

LAST WEEK

L 27-19 at 49ers

L 38-10 at Chargers

LAST GAME

11/27/08: Titans 47 at Lions 10. Tennessee rookie RB Chris Johnson rushes for 125 yards & RB LenDale White rushes for 106 yards as both score 2 TDs apiece in road win.

LAST GAME AT SITE

1/2/05: Titans 24, Lions 19. Tennessee LB Keith Bulluck returns fumble 39 yards for TD & QB Billy Volek throws 32-yard TD pass to WR Drew Bennett as Titans win in Week 17.

BROADCAST

FOX (12:00 PM CT): Ron Pitts, Mike Martz, Kristina Pink (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 135 (Det.), 85 (Ten.). XM: 230 (Ten.).

STATS

PASSING

Stafford: 51-80-585-2-4-73.2

Locker: 38-62-403-2-2-77.6

RUSHING

Smith: 29-115-4.0-1

Locker (QB): 4-32-8.0-0

RECEIVING

Johnson: 14-205-14.6-0

Williams: 9-78-8.7-0

OFFENSE

362.5

248.0

TAKE/GIVE

-3

-2

DEFENSE

299.5

403.0

SACKS

Suh: 2.5 (T3C)

5 tied: 1

INTs

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Verner: 1 (T3C)

PUNTING

Graham: 42.0

Kern: 51.8 (3C)

KICKING

Hanson: 22 (T2C) (4/4 PAT; 6/7 FG)

Bironas: 11 (2/2 PAT; 3/3 FG)

NOTES

LIONS: Head coach JIM SCHWARTZ was asst. coach with Ten. for 10 years, incl. 8 as def. coord…Since Dec. 2011, QB MATTHEW STAFFORD has 2,504 pass yards, most in NFL. Has won 4 in row vs. AFC, completing 102 of 157 (65 pct.) for 1,325 yards with 14 TDs vs. 1 INT for 118.5 rating. Aims for 5th in row vs. AFC with 3+ TDs & 105+ rating…RB KEVIN SMITH has 7 TDs (5 rush, 2 rec.) in 12 career games vs. AFC…WR CALVIN JOHNSON aims for 4th in row vs. AFC with 100+ rec. yards. In past 3 vs. AFC, has 19 catches for 441 yards (147 per game) & 4 TDs. Aims for 5th in row vs. AFC with rec. TD. Since 2008, has 45 TD catches, most in NFL. Since 2010, TE BRANDON PETTIGREW ties for 2nd among TEs with 162 catches. Had TD last week…DE CLIFF AVRIL is only NFC player with 10+ sacks (12) & 6+ FFs (6) since 2011. In past 3 vs. AFC, has 4 sacks, 2 FFs, INT-TD & FR-TD. Had sack, FF & FR in last meeting. LB STEPHEN TULLOCH was 4th round pick in 2006 by Ten. & played 5 years with Titans. DE KYLE VANDEN BOSCH played 5 years with Ten. (2005-09) & had 38.5 sacks. Since 2010, DT NDAMUKONG SUH has 16.5 sacks, most by NFL DT…TITANS: Have won 14 of past 17 vs. NFC…In 2 career games vs. NFC, QB JAKE LOCKER has 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 97.7 passer rtg…RB CHRIS JOHNSON rushed for 125 yards on 16 att. (7.8 avg.) with 2 TDs in only mtg. vs. Det.. Has 17 rush TDs in 16 games vs. NFC. Johnson (38) needs 2 rush TDs to join HOFer EARL CAMPBELL (73) & EDDIE GEORGE (64) as only players to reach 40 career in club annals…WR NATE WASHINGTON has 3 TD rec. in past 3 vs. NFC. WR KENNY BRITT is averaging 112.3 rec. yards per game in past 3 vs. NFC & has 5 TD catches. Rookie WR KENDALL WRIGHT had 1st career TD catch last week…Since ’11, TE JARED COOK ranks 3rd in AFC among TEs with 846 rec. yards (ROB GRONKOWSKI, 1,462; AARON HERNANDEZ, 969)…Rookies LB ZACH BROWN & DT MIKE MARTIN each recorded 1st career sack in Wk. 2…CB ALTERRAUN VERNERposted 1st INT of season & 5th of career last week.

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