TENNESSEE (1-5) at HOUSTON (2-5)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE – Texans by 4
RECORD VS. SPREAD – Titans 3-2-1, Texans 2-5
SERIES RECORD – Titans lead 15-11
LAST MEETING – Texans beat Titans 45-21, Nov. 30, 2014
LAST WEEK – Titans lost to Falcons 10-7; Texans lost to Dolphins 44-26
AP PRO32 RANKING – Titans No. 32, Texans No. 30
TITANS OFFENSE – OVERALL (28), RUSH (20), PASS (25).
TITANS DEFENSE – OVERALL (5), RUSH (29), PASS (2).
TEXANS OFFENSE – OVERALL (7), RUSH (27), PASS (4).
TEXANS DEFENSE – OVERALL (23), RUSH (27), PASS (15).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Titans QB Marcus Mariota is tied for first among NFL rookies with nine touchdown passes. … QB Zach Mettenberger had 187 yards passing with a touchdown starting for Mariota (knee) last week. … LB Derrick Morgan has 7 1/2 sacks and two forced fumbles in last nine games. … LB Zach Brown leads team with 39 tackles. … WR Kendall Wright had 132 yards receiving and touchdown in last game against Houston. … RB Antonio Andrews had career-high 57 yards rushing last week. … TE Delanie Walker is third among AFC tight ends with 1,189 yards receiving since 2014. … Second-year RB Bishop Sankey needs 66 yards to reach 1,000 all-purpose yards in career. … LB Avery Williamson had first career interception against Falcons. … Houston QB Brian Hoyer has 1,110 yards passing with 10 touchdowns and two interceptions. … Houston signed QB T.J. Yates after releasing Ryan Mallett on Tuesday after he missed team’s charter flight to Miami. Yates spent his first three seasons with Texans. … RB Arian Foster suffered season-ending Achilles tendon injury last week. … WR DeAndre Hopkins leads NFL with 776 yards receiving. His 58 receptions are second most in NFL history through first seven games. … WR Nate Washington led Houston last week with nine receptions for 127 yards and two touchdowns. … DE J.J. Watt had two sacks against Dolphins and leads league with 63 sacks since 2011. … LB Brian Cushing leads Texans with 55 tackles. … Fantasy Tip: RB Alfred Blue could be a good fantasy pickup with Foster out. He had 139 yards rushing with one touchdown in last start.
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