NFL Week 9 Preview: Sunday Night Football, Titans visit LA Rams at 8:20 on NBC

TENNESSEE TITANS (6-2)
AT LOS ANGELES RAMS (7-1)

SUNDAY, NOV. 7, 2021 // 8:20 PM ET // SOFI STADIUM // REFEREE: BRAD ROGERS

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: NBC (8:20 PM ET): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (field reporter)
NATIONAL RADIO: Westwood One: Ryan Radtke, Ryan Leaf
SIRIUS: 83 (Ten..), 85 (LAR), National (88) | XM: 225 (Ten..), 226 (LAR), National (88) | SXM App: 830 (Ten.), 818 (LAR), National (88)

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REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Rams lead all-time series, 7-5
STREAKS: Titans have won 2 of past 3
LAST GAME: 12/24/17: Rams 27 at Titans 23
LAST GAME AT SITE: 11/3/13: Titans 28, Rams 21 (St. Louis)

TENNESSEE TITANS LEADERS

W 34-31 at Indianapolis (OT) LAST WEEK

Mike Vrabel: 0-0 COACH VS. OPP.

28.4/24.4 PTS. FOR/AGAINST

377.1 OFFENSE

Ryan Tannehill: 172-262-2,002-10-7-90.2 PASSING

Ryan Tannehill (QB): 23-165-7.2-3 RUSHING

A.J. Brown: 35-509-14.5-3 RECEIVING

368.1 DEFENSE

Harold Landry: 8.5 SACKS

Kevin Byard: 4 INTs

+0 (11/11) TAKE/GIVE

Brett Kern: 47.4 (43.2) PUNTING (NET)

Randy Bullock: 66 (21/22 PAT; 15/17 FG) KICKING

TITANS NOTES

• QB RYAN TANNEHILL completed 23 of 33 passes (69.7 pct.) for
265 yards & 3 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 98.7 rating last week. Aims for
3rd in row with 95+ rating. Is 2-0 with 4 TDs vs. INT for 99.8
rating in 2 career starts vs. Rams. Has 0 INTs in 3 of 4 road
starts this season.
• RB JEREMY MCNICHOLS had 3 catches for 33 yards last week.
RB ADRIAN PETERSON expected to make Ten. debut. Rushed
for 604 yards & 7 TDs in 2020 with Det. Ranks 5th in NFL
history with 14,820 rush yards & 4th with 118 rush TDs.
• WR A.J. BROWN had 10 catches for career-high 155 yards & TD
last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 8+ catches, 125+ rec. yards
& rec. TD. Since Week 6, ranks 2nd in NFL with 379 rec. yards.
Is 4th player in franchise history with 500+ rec. yards in each
of 1st 3 seasons. WR JULIO JONES has 17 catches for 275 yards
(137.5 per game) & rec. TD in 2 career games vs. Rams. Has 125+
rec. yards in 4 of his past 5 vs. NFC West. Aims for his 5th in
row on SNF with 95+ rec. yards & 3rd in row with rec. TD. WR
NICK WESTBROOK-IKHINE had TD catch in Week 8. TE GEOFF
SWAIM had 1st rec. TD of season last week.
• S KEVIN BYARD had season-high 3 PD & INT last week. Has INT
in 3 of past 4. Had 5 tackles in last meeting. Aims for 3rd in row
on road with INT. Rookie CB ELIJAH MOLDEN had 2 PD & INT-TD
last week, his 1st career INT. LB HAROLD LANDRY had 5 tackles,
sack & 1st FF of season in Week 8. Aims for 6th in row with
sack, longest active steak in NFL.

LOS ANGELES RAMS LEADERS

LAST WEEK W 38-22 at Houston

COACH VS. OPP. Sean McVay: 1-0

PTS. FOR/AGAINST 30.6/21.0

OFFENSE 405.9

PASSING Matthew Stafford: 188-273-2,477-22-4-118.0

RUSHING Darrell Henderson: 110-507-4.6-5

RECEIVING Cooper Kupp: 63-924 (1L)-14.7-10 (1L)

DEFENSE 367.5

SACKS Leonard Floyd: 6.5

INTs Four tied: 2

TAKE/GIVE +6 (13/7)

PUNTING (NET) Johnny Hekker: 42.1 (41.1)

KICKING Matt Gay: 69 (27/28 PAT; 14/15 FG)

RAMS NOTES

QB MATTHEW STAFFORD passed for 305 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0
INTs for 127.7 rating last week. Ranks 2nd in NFL in pass yards
(2,477), TD passes (22) & rating (118). Aims for his 4th in row with
3+ TD passes & 115+ rating. Has 1,278 pass yards (319.5 per
game) & 12 TDs vs. INT for 120.7 rating in 4 home starts with
LAR. Aims for his 3rd in row on SNF with 2+ TD passes & 100+
rating. Has 100+ rating in 2 of his 3 career starts vs. Ten.
• RB DARRELL HENDERSON rushed for 90 yards & had 2 TDs (1
rush, 1 rec.) last week, his 3rd-career game with both rush &
rec. TD. Aims for his 4th in row at home & 9th in row overall
with 60+ scrimmage yards.
• WR COOPER KUPP had 7 catches for 115 yards & rec. TD last
week & became 1st player in SB era with 900+ rec. yards (924)
& 10+ rec. TDs (10) in his team’s 1st 8 games of season. Aims for
his 4th in row with 100+ rec. yards & TD catch & 13th in row
with 5+ catches. Has 424 rec. yards (106 per game) & 5 rec. TDs
in 4 home games this season. Had rec. TD in last meeting. WR
ROBERT WOODS had 2 TDs (1 rec., 1 rush) last week. Has rec. TD
in 3 of his past 4 on SNF.
• DL AARON DONALD had 1.5 sacks last week. Had FF in last
meeting. Has 6.5 sacks & 7 TFL in his past 6 on SNF. Aims for his
5th in row at home on SNF with sack. LB VON MILLER makes LAR
debut. Leads all active players with 110.5 sacks & ranks 3rd with
142 TFL. CB JALEN RAMSEY had 4th-career FF last week. Has 9
PD in his past 6 at home.

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