TENNESSEE TITANS AT DENVER BRONCOS INSIDE THE NUMBERS
WEEK 1 // MONDAY, SEPT. 14, 2020 // 10:20 PM ET // EMPOWER FIELD AT MILE HIGH // REFEREE: SCOTT NOVAK
REGULAR SEASON HISTORY:
LEADER: Titans lead all-time series, 22-16-1
STREAKS: Broncos have won 2 of past 3
LAST GAME: 10/13/19: Titans 0 at Broncos 16
LAST GAME AT SITE: 10/13/19
QB RYAN TANNEHILL passed for 2,742 yards & 22 TDs vs. career-low 6 INTs in 10 starts last season. Led NFL with 117.5 rating last season, 4th-highest single season rating among qualified passers in NFL history. Aims for his 4th in row vs. AFC West with 2+ TD passes & 120+ rating. • RB DERRICK HENRY led NFL with career-high 1,540 rush yards & tied for league lead with career-high 16 rush TDs. Has 100+ rush yards & rush TD in 5 of his past 6. Aims for his 4th in row vs. AFC West with 100+ scrimmage yards & rush TD. Has 585 scrimmage yards (146.3 per game) & 8 TDs (7 rush, 1 rec.) in his past 4 on road. Has rush TD in 2 of 3 career games on MNF. • WR A.J. BROWN led all rookies with team-high 1,051 rec. yards & tied for rookie lead with 8 rec. TDs last season. Has 80+ rec. yards in 4 of his past 6 on road. WR COREY DAVIS had 43 catches for 601 yards & 2 TDs last season. WR ADAM HUMPHRIES has TD catch in 2 of his past 3. Had 6 catches in last meeting. TE JONNU SMITH set career highs in catches (35) & rec. yards (439) last season. Aims for his 3rd in row with TD catch on MNF. • S KEVIN BYARD led team with 5 INTs last season. Leads NFL with 17 INTs since 2017. Had INT in last meeting. Has PD in 5 of his past 6 on road. CB MALCOLM BUTLER had 9 PD & 2 INTs last season & is 1 of 6 in NFL with 9+ PD in each of past 5 seasons. Had 2 PD in last meeting. LB HAROLD LANDRY led team with career-high 9 sacks last season. Had 7 tackles in last meeting. DE JADEVEON CLOWNEY makes Ten. debut.
QB DREW LOCK passed for 1,020 yards (204 per game) & 7 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 89.7 rating in 5 games last season. • RB MELVIN GORDON makes Den. debut after 5-year career with LAC. Had 908 scrimmage yards (612 rush, 296 rec.) & 9 TDs (8 rush, 1 rec.) last season. Is only RB in NFL with 8+ rush TDs in each of past 4 seasons. Aims for his 3rd in row with rush TD. Had TD catch in his last game vs. Ten. (10/20/19 with LAC). Has 90+ scrimmage yards in 2 of his past 3 on MNF. RB PHILLIP LINSDAY rushed for 1,011 yards & 7 TDs last season, becoming 1st undrafted player with 1,000+ rush yards in each of his 1st 2 seasons since 1967. Had rush TD in last meeting. RB ROYCE FREEMAN had career-high 752 scrimmage yards (496 rush, 256 rec.) last season. Had 76 scrimmage yards (42 rec., 34 rush) in last meeting. • WR COURTLAND SUTTON set career highs in catches (72), rec. yards (1,112) & rec. TDs (6) last season. Had 76 rec. yards in last meeting. Has 13 catches for 185 yards (92.5 per game) & TD in his last 2 on MNF. WR JERRY JEUDY was selected in 1st round (15th overall) of 2020 NFL Draft. TE NOAH FANT led all rookie TEs in catches (40) & rec. yards (562) last season. • LB VON MILLER led team with 8 sacks last season & is 1 of 2 in NFL (AARON DONALD) with 8+ sacks in each of past 6 seasons. Has 2.5 sacks & 2 FFs in 4 career games vs. Ten. S JUSTIN SIMMONS led team with career-high 4 INTs & 15 PD. DT JURRELL CASEY makes Den. debut after 9-year career with Ten.
ON THE AIRWAVES TV: ESPN (10:20 PM ET): Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Louis Riddick, Lisa Salters (field reporter) NATIONAL RADIO: Westwood One: Kevin Harlan, Kurt Warner SIRIUS: 81 (Ten), 83 (Den) | XM: 226 (Ten), 225 (Den)