October 10, 2013 in Sports

Titans-Seahawks Capsule

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COMING UP
Sunday:
Tennessee Titans (3-2) at Seattle Seahawks (4-1), 1:05 p.m.
TV: CBS

Tennessee at Seattle

Sunday, 1:05 p.m., CBS

Records: Titans (3-2), Seahawks (4-1)

Current Line: Seahawks by 13.5

Record vs. Spread: Tennessee 3-1-1, Seattle 4-1-0

Series Record: Seahawks lead 9-6

Last Meeting: Titans beat Seahawks 17-13, Jan. 3, 2010

Last Week: Titans lost to Chiefs 26-17; Seahawks lost to Colts 34-28

AP PRO32 Ranking: Titans No. 15, Seahawks No. 3

Titans Offense: OVERALL (26), RUSH (13), PASS (26)

Titans Defense: OVERALL (9), RUSH (14), PASS (9)

Seahawks Offense: OVERALL (12), RUSH (2), PASS (25)

Seahawks Defense: OVERALL (6), RUSH (19), PASS (3)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES

First meeting between two teams since 2009, and last of four straight games against AFC South for Seahawks. … Seahawks have won five of last six and seven of nine against Titans franchise dating back to 1988. … Titans starting stretch of three straight vs. NFC West. … Titans without starting QB Jake Locker (hip) for second straight week. Locker was prep star in Ferndale, Wash., and college standout at Washington. … QB Ryan Fitzpatrick to start for second straight year against Seattle’s defense. Fitzpatrick was 21 of 38 for 217 yards, one TD and two interceptions last December against Seahawks while playing for Buffalo. … RB Chris Johnson held to 21 yards rushing against Jets and 17 yards rushing versus Kansas City in past two games. Only nine times in Johnson’s career has he been held to under 25 yards rushing when getting at least 10 carries. … Johnson cracked 2,000 yards rushing and set NFL record for yards from scrimmage in final game of 2009 season when Titans last visited Seattle. … Titans’ defense held Chiefs to 1 of 12 on third downs last week. It was single-game best for team since 2008 at Detroit. … Titans are No. 3 in NFL in third-down defense. … DE Ropati Pitoitua with three sacks in five games matched career total entering the season. … CB Alterraun Verner tied for NFL lead with four interceptions. … Titans No. 2 in NFL with plus-8 turnover margin. Seahawks No. 3 at plus-7. … Seahawks coming off first regular-season loss since Nov. 25, 2012 at Miami. … Seahawks have won 10 straight at home, tied for second-longest streak in franchise history. … QB Russell Wilson rushed for career-high 102 yards last week vs. Colts. … RB Marshawn Lynch coming off first 100-yard rushing game of season with 102 yards on 17 carries vs. Colts. … Lynch No. 3 in NFL in yards rushing with 410 yards through five games. … Seattle’s offense just 2 of 12 on third-down conversions against Colts and 5 of 26 in last two weeks. … Seahawks’ defense giving up 4.8 yards per play, good for fifth in NFL and second in NFC. … LB Bruce Irvin with sack and four tackles in season debut last week after serving NFL suspension. … Only five times since start of 2012 regular season have Seahawks failed to intercept pass.

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