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Sorry for the lack of posts today. I was at a funeral for the mom of one of my friends. There will be some new stuff here tonight.

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TENNESSEE TITANS (2-4) AT BUFFALO BILLS (3-3)

SERIES

TITANS

BILLS

SERIES LEADER

26-14

STREAKS

8 of past 11

COACHES VS. OPP.

Munchak: 1-0

Gailey: 0-1

LAST WEEK

W 26-23 vs. Steelers

W 19-16 (OT) at Cardinals

LAST GAME

12/4/11: Titans 23 at Bills 17. Tennessee RB Chris Johnson rushes for 153 yards on 23 carries (6.7 avg.). Titans K Rob Bironas converts 3 FGs (48, 27, 44).

LAST GAME AT SITE

12/4/11

BROADCAST

CBS (1:00 PM ET): Marv Albert, Rich Gannon. SIRIUS: 106 (Ten.), 93 (Buf.). XM: 226 (Buf.).

STATS

PASSING

Hasselbeck: 74-123-726-4-4-74.1

Fitzpatrick: 106-183-1,210-12 (T2C)-8-81.5

RUSHING

C. Johnson: 92-301-3.3-0

Spiller: 60-453-7.6-4 (T3C)

RECEIVING

Wright (R): 33-285-8.6-2

St. Johnson: 27-316-11.7-3

OFFENSE

314.0

343.5

TAKE/GIVE

-6

-4

DEFENSE

421.8

429.8

SACKS

Mi. Martin (R), Morgan: 2

Ky. Williams, M. Williams: 3.5

INTs

4 tied: 1

Byrd: 3 (T1C)

PUNTING

Kern: 48.5

Powell (R): 44.6

KICKING

Bironas: 42 (12/12 PAT; 10/12 FG)

Lindell: 27 (18/18 PAT; 3/3 FG)

NOTES

TITANS: Club aims for 5th straight win vs. Bills…QB MATT HASSELBECK (198) needs 2 TDs to reach 200 career. Hasselbeck is 2-1 as starter at Buf…RB CHRIS JOHNSON has 100+ rush yards (132, 153) & 2 TDs in each of 2 career meetings vs. Buf. Tied career-best in rec. (9) & rec. yards (100) vs. Bills on 11/15/09. Johnson (38) needs 2 rush TDs to become 3rd player in club history to reach 40 career (EARL CAMPBELL, 73; EDDIE GEORGE, 64). Has 29 career 100-yard rush games & Titans are 21-8 (.724) in such games. Needs 100-yard rush game to join Campbell (39) & George (36) as only players to reach 30 in club history. Since ’08, Johnson leads NFL with 5,946 rush yds…WR NATE WASHINGTON averages 19.5 yds per catch in ’12 (17 rec., 331 yards). Has rec. in 68 consecutive games. WR KENDALL WRIGHT leads NFL rookies with 33 rec. WR KENNY BRITT posted 1st TD catch since 9/18/11 last week…Since ’11, TE JARED COOK ranks 2nd in AFC among TEs w/ 1,050 rec. yds…LB AKEEM AYERS leads team w/ 56 tackles…CB JASON MC COURTY posted 1st INT of season last week…BILLS:QB RYAN FITZPATRICK has 528 pass yards with 6 TDs & 91.7 passer rating at home in ’12. Fitzpatrick (68) needs 2 TD passes to become 4th Bills QB to reach 70 career…RB FRED JACKSON (3,920) needs 80 rush yards to join HOFersTHURMAN THOMAS (11,938) & O.J. SIMPSON (10,183) & JOE CRIBBS (4,445) as only Bills to reach 4,000 career. Posted 1st rush TD of season last week. RB C.J. SPILLER averages 7.6 yards per carry in ’12 (60 att., 453 yards)…WR STEVIE JOHNSON (197) needs 3 catches to reach 200 career. Totaled season-best 82 rec. yards last week…TE SCOTT CHANDLERis tied for 2nd among NFL TEs with 4 TD rec…Defense tied season-high with 5 sacks last week...LB NICK BARNETT tied career-high with 2 sacks last week...DE MARIO WILLIAMS has 5.5 career sacks in 9 games vs. Ten. Williams recorded 2 sacks last week, most as Bill…S JAIRUS BYRD posted 4th career game with 2 INTs last week…PR LEODIS MC KELVIN has NFL-best 24 PR avg. in ’12.