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NFL Capsule: Texans at Titans

By The Associated Press
    2012-11-29 13:02

HOUSTON (10-1) At TENNESSEE (4-7)

Sunday, 1 p.m., CBS

OPENING LINE - Texans by 4 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Houston 7-4; Tennessee 4-7

SERIES RECORD - Titans lead 14-7

AP PRO32 RANKING - Bears No. 1; Titans No. 27

LAST MEETING - Texans beat Titans 38-14, Sept. 30

LAST WEEK - Texans beat Lions 34-31 OT; Titans lost to Jaguars 24-19

TEXANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (5), PASS (10)

TEXANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSH (2), PASS (16)

TITANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (24), RUSH (19), PASS (20)

TITANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (29), RUSH (27), PASS (27)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Texans can clinch playoff berth with win and set single-season record for most wins in franchise history after winning 10 in 2011. ... Texans 5-0 on road this season. ... Matt Schaub averaging 421 yards passing in past two games and is 14-1 with 24 TDs and 10 interceptions with 97.5 passer rating in past 15. In past seven against Titans, Schaub 5-2 with 15 TDs and one interception with 106.9 passer rating. . Arian Foster looking for sixth straight game with 90 yards or more rushing. He has 1,064 yards and needs 136 yards rushing to reach 1,200 for third straight season. He had his 22nd career 100-yard rushing game last week. Houston 16-6 when Foster rushes for 100 yards or more. ... Andre Johnson has 461 yards receiving in past two games, highest total in two-game span by player in NFL history. His nine career TD catches vs Tennessee most against any opponent. ... J.J. Watt had a career-best three sacks last week and his 14 1/5 sacks most in franchise history. ... Titans 7-3 at home vs Texans. ... Jake Locker 52 of 74 for 607 yards with three TDs and one interception and a 102.7 passer rating in two starts at home. ... Chris Johnson is averaging 93.6 yards rushing against Houston and needs 58 yards to reach 1,000 for fifth straight season. ... Kendall Wright leads NFL rookies with 48 catches. ... Jared Cook has 1,211 yards receiving since 2011, third-most by tight end in AFC. ... Titans had season-high seven sacks last week. ... Rookie LB Zach Brown had 1 1/2 sacks last week. ... Kamerion Wimbley needs 2 1/5 sacks to reach 50 for his career.

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