The Tennessee Titans will bring back a fan favorite during the 2023 NFL season, according to legendary quarterback Warren Moon.
The Titans will dust off their old Houston Oilers uniforms for a game this season, Moon revealed Thursday on the «Up and Adams Show.»
I spoke to the owner [Amy Adams Strunk] about it,» Moon said. «She was waiting for the helmets to be approved. Now that you can wear the helmet, we’re wearing the full uniform this year, and it could be against the houston texans.
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«We’re not kidding.»
The Houston Oilers made the move to tennessee in 1997, keeping the Oilers nickname for the first two seasons before changing their name.
The franchise was formed in 1960 as a member of the American Football League before merging with the NFL in 1970.
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The Titans are allowed to wear the old-school uniform due to a 2021 rule change by the NFL to allow teams to wear alternate helmets with old uniforms.
The organization retained the rights to the Oilers logo and colors after changing its name and last used the flashbacks in 2009 to celebrate the AFL’s 50th anniversary.
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«I love it when teams pay tribute to the history and legacy of the guys who paved the way for all of us,» former Tennessee wide receiver Kevin Dyson told Outkick. «So to bring back and wear the ‘Luv ya Blue’ uniforms is the ultimate sign of respect for all those who played for the franchise.»
Luna was included in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006 after 17 years in the NFL and spent the first 10 years of his career with the Oilers.