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 PITTSBURGH (2-2) At TENNESSEE (1-4)
Thursday, 8:20 p.m., NFL Network
OPENING LINE - Steelers by 6
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Pittsburgh 1-3; Tennessee 1-4
SERIES RECORD - Steelers lead 44-30
AP PRO32 RANKING - Steelers, No. 9; Titans, No. 30
LAST MEETING - Steelers beat Titans 38-17, Oct. 9, 2011
LAST WEEK - Steelers beat Eagles 16-14; Titans lost 30-7 to Vikings
STEELERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (26), PASS (11)
STEELERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (11), PASS (4)
TITANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (26), RUSH (30), PASS (16)
TITANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (29), RUSH (28), PASS (25)
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Steelers have won three straight, six of nine in series. ... Ben Roethlisberger (27,690) needs 300 yards passing to pass Terry Bradshaw (27,989) for most yards passing in Steelers history. He's 3-1 in four games vs. Tennessee, completing 71.7 percent with 10 TDs, five interceptions. ... Steelers 15-5 in October under coach Mike Tomlin. ... Pittsburgh NFL-best 53.2 percent converting third downs. ... Rashard Mendenhall had 101 yards from scrimmage in season debut last week. ... LB James Harrison had two sacks, two forced fumbles and recovered a fumble in last game at Tennessee. ... Steelers S Troy Polamalu out after aggravating right calf, missing his third game this season. Titans allowing opponents to complete 74.6 percent of passes. ... Titans one of only two NFL teams without rushing TD. ... Titans have won two of past three at home vs Steelers. ... Titans QB Matt Hasselbeck (197) needs three TDs to reach 200 for career. ... Chris Johnson has 29 career 100-yard rushing games, and Titans 21-8 in those games. . Hasselbeck makes second straight start with Jake Locker not dressing due to injured left, non-throwing shoulder. ... Nate Washington averaging 19.8 yards a catch this season and has catch in 67 straight games. ... Kendall Wright leads NFL rookies with 27 catches. ... Since 2011, Jared Cook second among AFC tight ends with 996 yards receiving.
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