2014 DRAFT GUIDE
Texans at Titans Capsule

By The Associated Press
    2013-12-26 12:47

HOUSTON TEXANS (2-13) At TENNESSEE (6-9)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - Titans by 6

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Houston 2-13, Tennessee 6-7-2

SERIES RECORD - Titans lead 14-9

LAST MEETING - Texans beat Titans 30-24 OT, Sept. 15, 2013

LAST WEEK - Texans lost to Broncos 37-13; Titans beat Jaguars 20-16

AP Pro32 RANKING - Texans No. 32, Titans No. 23

TEXANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (19), PASS (16)

TEXANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (24), PASS (3)

TITANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (19), RUSH (15), PASS (21)

TITANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (15), RUSH (20), PASS (10)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Texans have won three straight vs. Titans, seven of last 10. ... QB Case Keenum has 80 or higher passer rating in two of past four road games. But he missed last week with injured right thumb. ... QB Matt Schaub has completed 65.6 percent of passes for 1,185 yards with 10 TDs and interception in past four games at Tennessee. ... WR Andre Johnson reached 100 receptions last week for fifth such season, tied for most in NFL history. Johnson (10) is tied with Jerry Rice for most games with 10 catches for 150 yards or more in NFL history. Johnson averages six catches per game in career, best in NFL history with minimum of 100 games. ... WR DeAndre Hopkins averaging 23.7 yards per catch in December, second among rookies with 767 yards receiving. Hopkins caught winning TD and had 117 yards receiving in last game vs. Titans. ... DE J.J. Watt leads NFL with 30 sacks since 2012 and has two sacks in each of past three games vs. Titans. ... Titans QB Ryan Fitzpatrick had career-high 402 yards passing and tied career best with four TD passes in last home game. Fitzpatrick threw for 310 yards with three TDs in first NFL appearance against Houston on Nov. 27, 2005. ... RB Chris Johnson needs 50 yards to reach 1,000 for sixth straight season. ... RB Shonn Greene had season-high 91 yards rushing last week. ... WR Kendall Wright needs one catch to become fifth player to reach 90 receptions in franchise history. . TE Delanie Walker has career highs with 57 catches, 542 yards receiving and six TDs. With three catches, he will join Frank Wycheck as only tight ends in team history with 60 or more catches in season. ... DT Jurrell Casey has career-best 10 1/2 sacks this season, tied for most among DTs in NFL.

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