- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 23, 2015

HOUSTON (7-7) at TENNESSEE (3-11)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE - OFF

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Texans 7-7, Titans 5-8-1

SERIES RECORD - Titans lead 15-12

LAST MEETING - Texans beat Titans 20-6, Nov. 1, 2015

LAST WEEK - Texans beat Colts 16-10; Titans lost to Patriots 33-16

AP PRO32 RANKING - Texans No. 13, Titans No. 32

TEXANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (19), RUSH (16), PASS (18).

TEXANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (4), RUSH (16), PASS (2).

TITANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (30), RUSH (21-t), PASS (25).

TITANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (15), RUSH (17), PASS (10).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Texans can win AFC South with victory and Colts loss at Miami easiest scenario. … Texans coming off first win at Indianapolis. … Texans have won six of past seven in series and looking for second straight season sweep for first time in franchise history. … Texans had franchise-record seven sacks in last game with Titans. … QB Brandon Weeden threw for 105 yards with one TD in Texans debut last week and could make first start for Houston vs. Titans. … Texans RB Alfred Blue ran for 107 yards last week, his third 100-yard game. Blue has never had consecutive 100-yard games. … DE J.J. Watt needs 1 ½ sacks to join late Reggie White as only players with 15 or more sacks in three of first five NFL seasons. … Titans QB Zach Mettenberger will make his ninth start overall, his fourth vs. Texans. … Mettenberger threw for season-high 242 yards with two TDs coming off bench last week for injured Marcus Mariota. … Titans rookie WR Dorial Green-Beckham had six receptions for team-high 113 yards at New England. … TE Delanie Walker leads Titans with career-high 935 yards receiving and needs 65 yards to become first Tennessee TE with 1,000-yard season. … Titans DT Jurrell Casey is third among AFC defensive tackles since 2011 with 28 sacks. … Titans DT Karl Klug has 2 ½ sacks in past three games. … Fantasy Tip: Green-Beckham has topped 100 yards receiving in two of his past three games.

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