I really hate the term "called out." It is one of the most overused phrases of the modern day, but this is a calling out of Titans' fans. I was fortunate enough to be able to attend yesterday's game. It was the first time I had been to a game all season long, and I was shocked when I walked into the stadium. There had to be at least 20,000 Steelers' fans there. The Terrible Towels being waved reminded me of the tomahawks you see at an Atlanta Braves HOME GAME. Gramsey sent me a text message as soon as he got in there that it looked like Heinz Field.
It is pathetic that a season ticket holder would sell out for that game. With the exception of a playoff game, what game could possibly be bigger than the one that determines home field throughout the playoffs? Why do you even have season tickets if you aren't going to go to that game?
Are you going to tell me you couldn't pass up the money that someone was offering you?
That is pathetic. You don't buy season tickets for a team that you are a fan of if you are willing to sell them just to make a profit. If you think that way, you aren't a fan. Period. Let people who are on the waiting list that would actually go to the game have your tickets.
Are you going to tell me it was too cold yesterday?
I wouldn't even justify that with an answer. This is football.
There was a time when the team first came to Nashville that what was then known as Adelphia Coliseum was one of the toughest places to play in the NFL. It had that college like atmosphere that you don't find at many NFL stadiums. Now LP Field is just another soft NFL stadium.
The Titans may have some of the best fans in the NFL, but they don't have the best fans in the NFL. This has been a problem for a few years now, but it was never more of an embarrassment than yesterday. If you are a Titans fan and you didn't go to the game yesterday, I am calling you out. Give your season tickets to someone who actually cares about the team.
I beg you to not make the same mistake in the playoffs. If you have a ticket that you aren't going to use, at least make sure that whoever you give the ticket to is going to cheer for the Titans.