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Week 17 Preview: Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans

Previewing the match-up between the Tennessee Titans visiting the Houston Texans, focusing on key injuries and game notes.

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Tennessee Titans @ Houston Texans 
When: 1/3 @ 4:25pm ET
Watch: CBS
Point Spread: Texans +7.5
Over/Under: 56
Moneyline: Titans -345 | Texans +290

Titans Key Injuries: A.J. Brown, WR, Ankle (Q), Dennis Kelly, T, Knee (Q), Ben Jones, C, Ankle (Q), Jeffery Simmons, DE, Knee (Q), Adoree’ Jackson, CB, Knee (Q), Rodger Saffold, G, Toe (Q), Derek Roberson, LB, Hamstring (Q), Jadeveon Clowney, OLB, Meniscus (IR), Adam Humphries, WR, Concussion (IR), Taylor Lewan, T, ACL (IR)
Texans Key Injuries: Randall Cobb, WR, Toe (IR), Keke Coutee, WR, Foot (Q), Philip Gaines, CB, Knee (Q), Duke Johnson, RB, Neck (Q), Laremy Tunsil, T, Ankle (Q), Whitney Mercilus, OLB, COVID-19, Tytus Howard, T, Concussion (IR), Justin Reid, SS, Thumb (IR), Benardrick McKinney, ILB, Shoulder (IR)

NOTES: QB RYAN TANNEHILL passed for 121 yards & rushed for season- high 55 yards & TD last week. Has 100+ rating in 5 of his past 6. Passed for 366 yards & 4 TDs vs. INT for 122.6 rating in Week 6 meeting. Has 13 TDs (12 pass, 1 rush) vs. 2 INTs for 129.4 rating in his past 4 vs. Hou. Aims for his 4th in row vs. division with 0 INTs & 3rd in row with 105+ rating. Has career-high 32 TD passes. RB DERRICK HENRY rushed for 98 yards last week. Has 150+ scrimmage yards in 2 of past 3. Had career-high 264 scrimmage yards (212 rush, 52 rec.) & 2 rush TDs in Week 6 meeting. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Hou. with 100+ rush yards & 2+ rush TDs. Aims for 5th in row vs. division with 100+ rush yards. Leads NFL with career-high 1,777 rush yards & ranks 3rd with 15 rush TDs. WR A.J. BROWN had 4 catches for 43 yards last week. Has rec. TD in 2 of past 3. Had 5 catches for 58 yards & season-high 2 TDs in Week 6 meeting. Aims for his 4th in row vs. Hou. with rec. TD. Has 110+ rec. yards in 2 of 3 career games vs. Hou. Has TD catch in 4 of his past 5 on road. WR COREY DAVIS has 50+ rec. yards in 2 of his past 3. vs. Hou. TE JONNU SMITH had career- high 8th TD catch of season in Week 16. S KEVIN BYARD aims for 4th in row with 9+ tackles. Had INT in last road meeting. Ranks 4th among safeties with career-high 107 tackles. CB MALCOLM BUTLER had INT last week & has INT in 2 of past 3. Had 8 tackles & PD in Week 6 meeting. Has PD in 2 of his past 3 vs. Hou & 8 of his past 9 vs. division. Aims for 3rd in row on road with INT. LB DAVID LONG had 9 tackles & TFL last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 9+ tackles. DE JEFFERY SIMMONS had sack in Week 6 meeting.

QB DESHAUN WATSON completed 24 of 33 passes (72.7 pct.) for 324 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 133.9 rating last week. Aims for 4th in row with 0 INTs & 100+ rating & 3rd in row with 315+ pass yards & 2+ TD passes. Passed for 335 yards & 4 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 138.9 rating in Week 6 meeting. Has 16 TDs (14 pass, 2 rush) vs. 4 INTs for 120.1 rating in 5 career games vs. Ten. RB DAVID JOHNSON had season-high 139 scrimmage yards (128 rush, 11 rec.) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 125+ scrimmage yards. Has rush TD in 2 of past 3. Rushed for 57 yards & TD in Week 6 meeting. Aims for his 4th in row vs. division with TD. RB DUKE JOHNSON has 75+ scrimmage yards in 2 of his past 3. Had rush TD in last home meeting. WR BRANDIN COOKS had 7 catches for 141 yards & TD last week. Aims for 6th in row with 50+ rec. yards & 5th in row with 5+ catches. Had 9 catches for 68 yards & TD in Week 6 meeting. WR KEKE COUTEE aims for 3rd in row with 5+ catches & 50+ rec. yards. Has TD catch in 2 of past 3. TE DARREN FELLS had 6th TD catch of season in Week 16. Had 6 catches for career- high 85 yards & TD in Week 6 meeting. DE J.J. WATT had sack, FF & PD in Week 6 meeting. Aims for his 4th in row vs. Ten. with FF & 3rd in row with sack. Has FF in 8 of his past 9 vs. Ten. Has sack in 3 of his past 4 vs. division. LB ZACH CUNNINGHAM had 14 tackles last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 10+ tackles. Has TFL in 2 of past 3. Leads NFL with career-high 150 tackles. LB TYRELL ADAMS has 9+ tackles in 4 of past 5. Has TFL in 2 of past 3. Had 2 PD & sack in Week 6 meeting. CB KEION CROSSEN had career-high 4 PD in Week 16.

Holden is a young writer with an avid passion for sports. He is currently a sophomore at CUNY Queens College. Holden has worked on multiple publications including Hardwood and Hollywood, The Knight News, and the Long Island Herald. He would prefer if you don’t mention Super Bowl 52.

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