Chargers play final game before stadium measure voted on
TENNESSEE (4-4) at SAN DIEGO (3-5)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE – Chargers by 4 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD – Tennessee 3-5, San Diego 5-3
SERIES RECORD – Chargers lead 26-17-1
LAST MEETING – Titans beat Chargers 20-17, Sept. 22, 2013
LAST WEEK – Titans beat Jaguars 36-22; Chargers lost at Broncos 27-19
AP PRO32 RANKING – Titans No. 19, Chargers No. 20
TITANS OFFENSE – OVERALL (9), RUSH (3), PASS (26).
TITANS DEFENSE – OVERALL (10), RUSH (5), PASS (20).
CHARGERS OFFENSE – OVERALL (12), RUSH (24), PASS (7).
CHARGERS DEFENSE – OVERALL (18), RUSH (6), PASS (24).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Chargers' nine-game winning streak in series was snapped by Titans' home win in 2013. … Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt was Tennessee's head coach from 2014 until being fired after 1-7 start in 2015. … This will be fourth time overall, first time in NFL that Chargers DE Joey Bosa, Titans RT Jack Conklin have squared off. Bosa played at Ohio State, Conklin at Michigan State. … Titans have allowed only 12 sacks with Conklin, eighth draft pick overall, helping anchor right side despite losing RG Chance Warmack (hand) to injured reserve. LG Quinton Spain now out with injured right knee. … Titans on road for first time in four games. … This is final game before Election Day, when San Diego voters will be asked by Chargers to approve $1.15 billion in hotel occupancy taxes to help fund $1.8 billion downtown stadium-convention center annex. Measure is expected to fail to garner two-thirds supermajority needed to pass, which will either send Chargers back to negotiating table or to Los Angeles … Chargers thin at ILB, which could hurt vs. Titans' strong running game. … San Diego's Antonio Gates four TD catches shy of Tony Gonzalez's NFL record of 111 by tight end. Fantasy Tip: Chargers RB Melvin Gordon had career-high 111 yards in loss at Denver but failed to add to season total of 10 TDs, including eight rushing. Chargers had first-and-goal from 2 late in game yet didn't run once.
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