Steve Slaton ran for 100 yards in both of his games against Tennessee last season. The Titans have vivid memories of Slaton's performances, and they **aren't happy about it**, per Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean.
ESPN.com AFC South blogger Paul Kuharsky also weighs in on Slaton's back-to-back 100-yard games vs. the Titans. The success of the entire Texans offense this week **hinges on the running game**, writes Kuharsky.
Thunderstorms are in the forecast in Nashville on Sunday when the Texans and Titans face off at LP Field. Greg Estwick of The Tennessean says the Titans **plan to practice outside** at least once to prepare for the conditions.