Falcons-Titans Capsule

ATLANTA (5-1) at TENNESSEE (1-4)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE – Falcons by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD – Falcons 4-2, Titans 2-2-1

SERIES RECORD – Titans lead 7-6

LAST MEETING – Falcons beat Titans 23- 17, Nov. 20, 2011

LAST WEEK – Falcons lost to Saints 31-21; Titans lost to Dolphins 38-10

AP PRO32 RANKING – Falcons No. 9, Titans No. 31

FALCONS OFFENSE – OVERALL (4), RUSH (4), PASS (8).

FALCONS DEFENSE – OVERALL (20), RUSH (1), PASS (29).

TITANS OFFENSE – OVERALL (22), RUSH (16), PASS (22).

TITANS DEFENSE – OVERALL (3), RUSH (28), PASS (1).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Falcons QB Matt Ryan needs 83 yards passing to reach 30,000 in career. That would make him fifth-fastest QB to reach that mark in his 117th game, behind Dan Marino (114), Kurt Warner (114), Peyton Manning (115) and Aaron Rodgers (116). … Ryan has 100 or better rating in three of past four games. … Falcons RB Devonta Freeman leads NFL with 10 TDs, more than any Falcon scored all last season. … Freeman second in NFL with 505 yards rushing. … Falcons WR Julio Jones leads NFC with 49 catches. He has 81 catches for 1,251 yards and six TDs in past 10 games. … Titans wrap up rare homestand with four home games and bye. Titans last played on road Sept. 20 at Cleveland, with next road game Nov. 1 at Houston. … Titans have NFL’s longest home skid at eight straight. … Coach Ken Whisenhunt is 3-18 with Titans. … Titans QB Marcus Mariota leads NFL rookies with 1,239 yards passing, nine TDs and passer rating (93.2). Mariota has sprained MCL in left knee. … Titans TE Delanie Walker had team-high eight catches for 97 yards last week. … LB Derrick Morgan has 7 1/2 sacks in past eight games. … Fantasy Tip: Jones caught four passes for 61 yards in one series against Titans in preseason opener.

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