— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) October 26, 2023
“Trevor Lawrence talked about those little gold towels this week,” Cowher said. “Little? Come on, Trevor, it’s called a Terrible Towel. And you’re going to be terrible because this towel is going to make you terrible. That’s why it’s called a Terrible Towel.”
A quick recap for the uninitiated: Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence was asked if he’s too young to know about the Terrible Towel. He correctly and accurately said they he knew about the “little yellow towels they swing around.”
Lawrence, 24, then spoke for a minute about his excitement to go to Pittsburgh to play a historic franchise that has an “aura” surrounding it.
— SteelerNation (@SteeIerNation) October 26, 2023
Somehow, an entirely innocuous and overwhelmingly respectful answer has plenty of Steelers fans riled up. Evidently, that overly dramatic group includes Cowher. As a segment from The Rich Eisen Show said about the situation, it’s a terribly thin-skinned reaction from (some, not all) Steelers fans.