Titans vs. Steelers Camp Capsule

Jim Brown-US PRESSWIRE

Every week the NFL puts out what they call a game capsule. It gives you all of the pertinent information about the Titans and who they are playing that week. Here is the one for week 1- Tennessee Titans vs. Pittsburgh Steelers.

TENNESSEE TITANS AT PITTSBURGH STEELERS

SERIES

TITANS

STEELERS

SERIES LEADER

41-30

STREAKS

4 of past 6

COACHES VS. OPP.

Munchak: 1-1

Tomlin: 3-2

LAST GAME

10/11/12: Steelers 23 at Titans 26. Tennessee RB Chris Johnson rushes for 91 yards on 19 carries. Titans QB Matt Hasselbeck passes for 290 yards with TD.

LAST GAME AT SITE

10/9/11: Steelers 38, Titans 17. Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger passes for 228 yards & 5 TDs. Steelers WR Hines Ward catches 7 passes for 54 yards & 2 TDs.

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts. SIRIUS: 110 (Ten.), 157 (Pit.). XM: 226 (Pit.).

2012 STATS

PASSING

Locker: 177-314-2,176-10-11-74.0

Roethlisberger: 284-449-3,265-26-8-97.0 (3C)

RUSHING

C. Johnson: 276-1,243-4.5-6

Redman: 110-410-3.7-2

RECEIVING

Wright: 64-626-9.8-4

Miller (TE): 71-816-11.5-8

OFFENSE

313.1

332.8

TAKE/GIVE

-4

-10

DEFENSE

374.9

275.8 (1L)

SACKS

Morgan: 6.5

Timmons: 6

INTs

Griffin, McCourty: 4 (T3C)

Timmons: 3

PUNTING

Kern: 47.6

Mesko (NE): 43.1

KICKING

Bironas: 110 (35/35 PAT; 25/31 FG)

Suisham: 118 (34/34 PAT; 28/31 FG)

NOTES

TITANS: Head coach MIKE MUNCHAK has spent 32 consecutive years w/ Oilers/Titans as player & coach since being selected in ’82 NFL Draft…Ten. has 3-0 record when QB JAKE LOCKER has 90+ rating as starter…In ’12,RB CHRIS JOHNSON reached 1,200 rush yards (1,243) for 4th time in career. Rushed for 91 yards in last meeting vs. Pit. Has 6 career rush TDs of 80+ yards, most in NFL history…Since ’09, WR NATE WASHINGTON leads Titans in rec. (209), rec. yards (3,025) & TD rec. (23). Has rec. in 78 consecutive games. Spent 4 seasons in Pit. (2005-08). WR KENDALL WRIGHT (64) tied for most rec. among NFL rookies in ’12. Had 2nd-most rec. by rookie in Titans history (BILL GROMAN, 72 in ’60). WR KENNY BRITT had 4 rec. for 85 yards (21.3 avg.) in last game at Pit…LB AKEEM AYERS led team with 110 tackles in ’12…DE DERRICK MORGAN had career-best 6.5 sacks last season…CB JASON MC COURTY had career-best 4 INTs in ’12…S BERNARD POLLARD will make Titans debut…Since ’05, K ROB BIRONAS had made 2nd-most FGs (214) in NFL (DAVID AKERS, 228)…KR DARIUS REYNAUD tied for NFL-best with 3 KR TDs in ’12 (2 PR, 1 KO)…STEELERS: Have won 10 straight home openers, longest active streak in NFL…Seek 4th straight win vs. Ten. at home…Have won past 2 games on KO Weekend vs. Titans…MIKE TOMLIN is 6-0 as head coach in home openers…QB BEN ROETHLISBERGER has 29,844 pass yards, most in Steelers annals. Has 87-39 (.690) career regular-season record as starter, 3rd-best among NFL QBs (min. 10 starts). Needs 156 pass yards to reach 30,000 career. Has 3-0 record at home vs. Ten. & has completed 66 of 88 passes (75 pct.) for 809 yards with 8 TDs vs. 3 INTs & 119 rating. Ranks 2nd in Steelers history with 191 TD passes, trailing only HOFer TERRY BRADSHAW (212)…RB FELIX JONES makes Steelers debut. Jones rushed for 109 yards in only meeting vs. Ten. (w/ Cowboys on 10/10/10)…WR ANTONIO BROWN had career-high 5 TD rec. in ’12…Defense allowed NFL-low 275.8 yards per game last season…LB LA MARR WOODLEY (52) needs 2 sacks to surpass GREG LLOYD (53.5) for 5th-most sacks by Steeler since ’82.LB LAWRENCE TIMMONS led team with 134 tackles in ’12…S TROY POLAMALU has 3 career INTs against Titans.

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