I received two phone messages around 4:30 yesterday afternoon, both telling me the same thing. Both telling me something I refused to hear.
We adore our football heroes, but we don’t think about them much when they retire. Once in a while we’ll find a YouTube clip or an old game on the NFL Network, but mostly it’s out of sight, out of mind.
It’s a tragedy for his family, and not only due the the circumstances of his death which I will not go into here. McNair was 36. He had a lot of living left.
For Titan and Oiler fans, Steve McNair will not soon be forgotten. I’m not ready to write about it yet. Go to Music City Miracles for more details.