Broncos at Titans NFL Capsule Week 3



STREAKS 4 of past 5  
COACHES VS. OPP. Fox: 0-2 Munchak: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 24-22 vs. Bengals W 26-13 vs. Ravens
LAST GAME 10/3/10: Broncos 26 at Titans 20. Denver QB Kyle Orton completes 35 of 50 passes (70 pct.) for 341 yards & 2 TDs, including 6-yard TD pass to RB Correll Buckhalter in 4th quarter.
BROADCAST CBS (12:00 PM CT): Bill Macatee, Steve Tasker. SIRIUS: 92 (Den.), 104 (Ten.). XM: 229 (Ten.).


PASSING K. Orton: 39-71-499-3-1-85.4 Hasselbeck: 51-76-621 (3C)-3-2-94.2
RUSHING McGahee: 32-104-3.3-1 C. Johnson: 33-77-2.3-0
RECEIVING Decker: 8-166-20.8-2 Britt: 14-271-19.4-3 (T1C)
OFFENSE 314.0 362.0
DEFENSE 335.5 276.0 (3L)
SACKS 3 tied: 1 5 tied: 1
INTs McCourty, Verner: 1 (T3C)
PUNTING Colquitt: 50.0 Kern: 41.0
KICKING Prater: 14 (5/5 PAT; 3/4 FG) Bironas: 16 (4/4 PAT; 4/6 FG)


BRONCOS: Club aims for 4th straight win against Titans…In only meeting vs. Ten. (10/3/10), QB KYLE ORTON completed 35 of 50 passes (70 pct.) for 341 yards with 2 TDs vs. 1 INT & 93.8 passer rating. Orton has 20 TDs vs. 0 INT when he has 100+ passer rating in game with Broncos (9 games). RB WILLIS MC GAHEE posted 24th 100-yard rush game of career last week…WR BRANDON LLOYD had 11 catches for 115 yards (10.5 avg.) in last game at Ten. Lloyd (3,907) needs 93 receiving yards to reach 4,000 career. WR ERIC DECKER had career-highs in catches (5), rec. yards (113) & TDs (2) last week. Decker has 3 TDs in past 2 games (2 rec., 1 PR-TD)…Rookie LB VON MILLER (No. 2 overall) posted 1st career sack last game…CB CHAMP BAILEY (48) needs 2 INTs to reach 50 career…LB ROBERT AYERS attended Univ. of Tennessee…DT KEVIN VICKERSON spent 3 seasons with Titans (2007-09)…LB WESLEY WOODYARD leads team with 19 tackles this season…TITANS: MIKE MUNCHAK earned 1st win as NFL head coach last week…QB MATT HASSELBECK has passed for 621 yards in 2011, 3rd-most in AFC (TOM BRADY, 940; PHILIP RIVERS, 713). Has 90+ passer rating in past 2 games…RB CHRIS JOHNSON (24) needs 100 rush yards to record 25th career game with 100+ rush yards. RB JAVON RINGER posted 1st rush TD of season last week with 10-yard TD run. Ringer had career-long 54-yard run in last game vs. Den…WR KENNY BRITT posted 6th 100-yard receiving game last week (135) & aims for 3rd straight game with 100+ receiving yards (136, 135). Had career-best 9 rec. last week. Had TD rec. in last game vs. Den. WR NATE WASHINGTON is averaging 83 receiving yards per game in past 2 (166 total)…Defense allows 276 yards per game in ’11, 3rd-lowest in NFL…LB BARRETT RUUD leads team with 16 tackles…DE DAVE BALL had career-best 2.5 sacks in last game vs. Den. DE DERRICK MORGAN had sack in season debut last week. Rookie DE KARL KLUG had 1st career sack & 2 FFs last game…S MICHAEL GRIFFIN had INT in last meeting vs. Den…CBs JASON MC COURTY & ALTERRAUN VERNER recorded 1st INTs of season last week.

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