According to numerous Titans reporters, the Titans were heard yelling f— those Terrible Towels inside the locker room following the 16-9 victory.
Overheard in the #Titans locker room after the win a loud voice saying "F— those Terrible Towels."
— Terry McCormick (@terrymc13) September 8, 2013
Reporters waiting for Mike Munchak's postgame presser heard this from #Titans locker room: "(Expletive) those Terrible Towels."
— Jim Wyatt (@jwyattsports) September 8, 2013
There’s actually a lot of history between the Titans and Steelers when it comes to the Terrible Towel. In 2008, LenDale White led a Terrible Towel-stomping movement on the sidelines during a 31-14 Week 16 win. Video below:
Tennessee went on to lose their next game and first playoff game, while the Steelers won the Super Bowl. Tennessee also lost the first six games of the following season, leading many to call the losing streak the curse of the Terrible Towel. They better hope the same thing doesn’t happen again.
During the same Terrible Towel incident in 2008, former Titans DL Jevon Kearse using a towel to wipe his nose:
— Derek D (@bigdaddyderek1) September 8, 2013
You mess with the Terrible Towel, you risk a losing streak. LaMarr Woodley issued a warning to Ray Rice after he used a Terrible Towel last season, and of course the Steelers won the rematch between the teams.Google+