Broncos-Titans Week 14 Inside The Numbers

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The Denver Broncos play host to the Tennessee Titans this Sunday afternoon for the 37th time. While the Titans have the edge in the series 21-14-1, Denver has won 4 of the past 6 meetings and is 8-7-1 at Home against them.

Last week, the Titans lost 14-22 to the Indianapolis Colts in Indy, while the Broncos went into Arrowhead and came away with a 35-28 victory over the Chiefs to claim sole possession of 1st place in the AFC West.

The Broncos and Titans haven’t seen each other for two seasons. The last occasion came on September 25, 2011 at LP Field in Nashville. Tennessee won the game 17-14 as QB Matt Hasselbeck completed 27 of 36 passes for 311 yards and 2 Touchdowns for 119.1 rating and the Titans defense held the Broncos to 231 total Net Yards.

Here is how the two teams look statistically:

 

Football Outsiders Week 13 DVOA Rankings

                              Broncos             Titans

Overall……………3rd………………….23rd

Offense…………..1st………………….18th

Defense………….18th……………….17th

Special Teams…17th………………29th

 

Advanced NFL Stats Week 13 Efficiency Rankings

                    Broncos    Titans

Overall……3rd………..21st

Offense…..1st…………17th

Defense….19th……….17th

 

BRONCOS/TITANS 2013 TEAM COMPARISON

 

                                                                   BRONCOS                 TITANS

Division Standing………………………1st (AFCW)…………….2nd (AFCS)

Coaches vs. Opponent……………….Fox: 0-3…………………Munchak: 1-0

Turnover Margin………………………-4 (T-21st)……………..+2 (T-13th)

 

OFFENSE                                               BRONCOS                TITANS

Net Yards Per Game…………………..458.5 (1st)……………..334.9 (19th)

Yards Per Play…………………………….6.3 (1st)………………….5.2 (21st)

Points Per Game…………………………38.7 (1st)……………….22.0 (21st)

Time of Possession Avg………………29:45……………………30:00

Net Rushing Yards Per Game…….121.9 (13th)…………..116.6 (15th)

Net Passing Yards Per Game………336.6 (1st)…………….218.3 (21st)

Had Intercepted/Yards……………….9/125…………………..11/86

Sacks Allowed/Yards………………….15/96……………………28/169

Fumbles/Lost……………………………..26/16……………………21/7

Third Down Pct………………………….49.0% (1st)…………..44.1% (6th)

Red Zone TD Pct………………………..80.0% (1st)…………..53.9% (T-14th)

Giveaways………………………………….25 (T-29th)…………..18 (T-14th)

 

DEFENSE                                                BRONCOS                TITANS

Net Yards Per Game……………………384.2 (27th)……………326.6 (9th)

Yards Per Play…………………………….5.5 (18th)………………..5.2 (14th)

Points Per Game…………………………26.4 (26th)……………..22.3 (11th)

Net Rushing Yards Per Game………100.2 (7th)……………..114.0 (17th)

Net Passing Yards Per Game……….284.0 (29th)…………..212.6 (7th)

Intercepted by/Yards…………………..14/136……………………10/108

Sacks For/Yards…………………………..32/231……………………31/194

Opponent Fumbles/Lost………………19/7……………………….21/10

Third Down Pct…………………………..38.1% (15th)……………32.9% (5th)

Red Zone TD Pct…………………………60.0% (T-25th)……….61.8% (27th)

Takeaways…………………………………..21 (T-13th)…………….20 (T-16th)

 

SPECIAL TEAMS                                     BRONCOS                TITANS

Punts-Average Yards (Gross)…………44.6 (T-19th)…………42.0 (29th)

Punts-Average Yards (Net)…………….40.0 (T-15th)………..38.9 (23rd)

Punt Returns-Average……………………8.7 (T-15th)…………..7.6 (26th)

Punt Returns-Avg Allowed……………9.6 (20th)……………..6.0 (5th)

Kickoff Returns-Average………………25.6 (T-5th)…………..23.1 (18th)

Kickoff Returns-Avg Allowed………..27.3 (31st)……………..23.5 (16th)

Field Goals Made/Attempted………..15/16……………………..18/21

PENALTIES

Penalties Against/Yards…………………….90/774………………82/738

Opponent Penalties Against/Yards…..79/639………………70/580

 

The oddsmakers have lowered the mark by a half a point. Currently, the Broncos are favored by 12 points with the Over/Under at 49.5.

 

Go Broncos!

– Kaptain Kirk

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