Titans retire the jersey numbers of Eddie George and Steve McNair

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Titans honored a big piece of their past at halftime against the Colts Sunday, becoming the first NFL team to retire either No. 9 or No. 27, the numbers of the late Steve McNair and Eddie George.

Mechelle McNair and her two sons, McNair’s mother and brothers attended along with George and his sons.

NASHVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 15: Eddie George of the Tennessee Titans speaks during the halftime presentation to retire his number during a game against the Indianapolis Colts at Nissan Stadium on September 15, 2019 in Nashville,Tennessee. The Colts defeated the Titans 19-17. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

The Titans turned it into a family affair with Taj George of Sisters With Voices, SWV, singing the national anthem.

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