Titans continue beer-chugging routine in Game 2 vs. Penguins

The Nashville Predators are going to need the Tennessee Titans’ beer-chugging, catfish-hoisting shirtless sideshow more than ever in Game 3.

After getting run out of PPG Paints Arena by the Penguins in Wednesday’s 4-1 loss, the Predators are going too need every ounce of beer-fueled energy from their NFL brethren Saturday night.

This clip they showed during the NBC broadcast on Wednesday from Game 6 of the Western Conference final is hopefully a sign of things to come.

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The Titans have been fixtures at Bridgestone Arena during the playoffs, dating back to last season.

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But things got cranked up a notch this year when members of the Titans O-line opted for beer-chugging over rally towels as the preferred method to fire up the crowd. It worked in Game 3 against the Ducks, the first time they brought beer into the equation, and it was successful again in Game 6.

A member of the Tennessee Titans holds up a catfish to pump up the Nashville Predators crowd before Game 3 of the Western Conference final. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)
A member of the Tennessee Titans holds up a catfish to pump up the Nashville Predators crowd before Game 3 of the Western Conference final. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Know what happened the last time the Titans didn’t slam tall boys at a home playoff game? The Predators lost their one and only game (they’re 7-1 at home these playoffs). Hard to argue with those analytics.

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