October 22, 2015

ATLANTA (5-1) at TENNESSEE (1-4)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Falcons by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Falcons 4-2, Titans 2-2-1

SERIES RECORD - Titans lead 7-6

LAST MEETING - Falcons beat Titans 23- 17, Nov. 20, 2011

LAST WEEK - Falcons lost to Saints 31-21; Titans lost to Dolphins 38-10

AP PRO32 RANKING - Falcons No. 9, Titans No. 31

FALCONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (4), RUSH (4), PASS (8).

FALCONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (20), RUSH (1), PASS (29).

TITANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (22), RUSH (16), PASS (22).

TITANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (28), PASS (1).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Falcons QB Matt Ryan needs 83 yards passing to reach 30,000 in career. That would make him fifth-fastest QB to reach that mark in his 117th game, behind Dan Marino (114), Kurt Warner (114), Peyton Manning (115) and Aaron Rodgers (116). ... Ryan has 100 or better rating in three of past four games. ... Falcons RB Devonta Freeman leads NFL with 10 TDs, more than any Falcon scored all last season. ... Freeman second in NFL with 505 yards rushing. ... Falcons WR Julio Jones leads NFC with 49 catches. He has 81 catches for 1,251 yards and six TDs in past 10 games. ... Titans wrap up rare homestand with four home games and bye. Titans last played on road Sept. 20 at Cleveland, with next road game Nov. 1 at Houston. ... Titans have NFL's longest home skid at eight straight. ... Coach Ken Whisenhunt is 3-18 with Titans. ... Titans QB Marcus Mariota leads NFL rookies with 1,239 yards passing, nine TDs and passer rating (93.2). Mariota has sprained MCL in left knee. ... Titans TE Delanie Walker had team-high eight catches for 97 yards last week. ... LB Derrick Morgan has 7 1/2 sacks in past eight games. ... Fantasy Tip: Jones caught four passes for 61 yards in one series against Titans in preseason opener.

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