Hall of Fame quarterback says Titans will deliver again throwback Oilers uniforms subsequent season

The Tennessee Titans might be bringing again a fan favourite throughout the 2023 NFL season, in line with legendary quarterback Warren Moon

The Titans will mud off their throwback Houston Oilers uniforms for a recreation this season, Moon revealed Thursday on the “Up and Adams Show.”

A photo of the Houston Oilers helmet

A Houston Oilers helmet with a No. 76 decal in reminiscence of Jeff Alm throughout a recreation towards the Pittsburgh Steelers at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh Dec. 19, 1993.  (John Biever /Sports Illustrated by way of Getty Images)

“I talked with the proprietor [Amy Adams Strunk] about it,” Moon stated. “She was ready for the helmets to be permitted. Now you could put on the helmet, we’re carrying the entire uniform this 12 months, and it may very well be towards the Houston Texans.


“We usually are not joking.”

The Houston Oilers made the transfer to Tennessee in 1997, holding the Oilers’ nickname for the primary two seasons earlier than being renamed. 

The franchise shaped in 1960 as a member of the American Football League earlier than merging with the NFL in 1970. 

Jason McCourty announces a pick at the 2023 NFL Draft

Former Tennessee Titans nice Jason McCourty, sporting a throwback Houston Oilers jacket, publicizes a decide within the third spherical of the NFL Draft April 28, 2023, at Union Station in Kansas City, Mo.  (Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire by way of Getty Images)

The Titans can put on the old-school uniform resulting from a 2021 rule change by the NFL to permit groups to put on alternate helmets with throwback uniforms. 

The group retained the rights to the Oilers’ emblem and colours after altering its title and final wore the throwbacks in 2009 to have fun the AFL’s fiftieth anniversary. 

Warren Moon watches the Titans warm up

Former Houston Oilers quarterback Warren Moon watches warmups from the sideline earlier than the Tennessee Titans’ recreation towards the Indianapolis Colts Oct. 23, 2022, at Nissan Stadium in Nashville.  (Bryan Lynn/Icon Sportswire by way of Getty Images)

“I adore it when groups pay homage to the historical past and legacy of the blokes that paved the best way for us all,” former Tennessee extensive receiver Kevin Dyson informed Outkick. “So bringing again and carrying the ‘Luv ya Blue’ uniforms is the last word signal of respect for all of those who performed for the franchise.”

Moon was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006 after 17 years within the NFL and spent the primary 10 years of his profession with the Oilers. 

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