DETROIT (5-8) at TENNESSEE (9-4)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE – Titans by 8 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD – Lions 5-7-1; Titans 6-7
SERIES RECORD – Titans lead 9-3
LAST MEETING – Titans beat Lions 16-15, Sept. 18, 2016, in Detroit
LAST WEEK – Lions lost to Packers, 31-24; Titans beat Jaguars 31-10
AP PRO32 RANKING – Lions No. 24, Titans No. 8 (tie)
LIONS OFFENSE – OVERALL (20), RUSH (30), PASS (t-9).
LIONS DEFENSE – OVERALL (29), RUSH (29), PASS (27).
TITANS OFFENSE – OVERALL (3), RUSH (2), PASS (19).
TITANS DEFENSE – OVERALL (26), RUSH (15), PASS (29).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — The Titans need help to clinch their third playoff berth in four seasons with a victory. … The Titans have won five straight over the Lions. … Detroit is 1-1 with interim coach Darrell Bevell, who replaced Matt Patricia when he and general manager Bob Quinn were fired. … Detroit closes the season at home against postseason-contending Tampa Bay and Minnesota. … The Lions hired former linebacker Chris Spielman as a special assistant and his first task is to assist with the search for a new GM and coach. … QB Matthew Stafford was unable to finish his last game because of a rib injury. … WR Kenny Golladay, who hasn’t played since Nov. 1, also could be sidelined again. … TE T.J. Hockenson leads the Lions with 58 catches for 657 yards and has six TDs. … D’Andre Swift and Jacksonville’s James Robinson are the NFL’s two rookie RBs with five rushing TDs and two receiving TDs. … LB Jamie Collins has had eight-plus tackles in his last three road games and has defended a pass in three of his last four games. … CB Jeff Okudah, the No. 3 pick in the draft, had season-ending surgery to repair a groin injury earlier this week. … The Titans are tied with Green Bay for the fewest turnovers with nine through 13 games. That’s tied for the third fewest through 13 games since 1960 in the NFL. … Titans QB Ryan Tannehill completed a season-high 79.2% of his passes last week and had a 131.3 passer rating. Tannehill has a career-high 28 TD passes this season. He has 20 TDs with two interceptions and a 115 passer rating at home. … Titans RB Derrick Henry ran for a season-high 215 yards and scored two TDs last week, becoming the first in NFL history with four career games with at least 200 yards rushing and two or more TD runs. Henry is the fifth player in NFL history with at least 175 yards rushing and two or more rushing TDs in three games in a single season. He leads the NFL with 1,532 yards and is tied for the lead with 14 rushing TDs. … Titans WR A.J. Brown had his eighth career game with 100 yards receiving or more last week with 112 yards on seven catches. … WR Corey Davis has had at least 70 yards receiving in three of his past four games. … CB Malcolm Butler had an interception last week, his third this season. … Fantasy tip: Henry. He has run for 100 or more yards in four of his past five games.
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