的 Tennessee Titans honored six first responders who were on the scene moments before an RV exploded in downtown Nashville on Christmas Day.
Brenna Hosey, Tyler Luellen, Michael Sipos, Amanda Topping, James Wells and Sgt. Timothy Miller were the “Honorary 12th Titans” for the game against the 巴尔的摩乌鸦 and also plunged a sword into the field to mark the countdown to the kickoff of the wild-card playoff game.
The Metro Nashville Police Department posted pictures and video from the pregame festivities at Nissan Stadium.
“While we can never thank these officers enough for their heroic acts, it is an absolute privilege to have the opportunity to honor them at the game on Sunday,” Titans president and CEO Burke Nihill said in a statement days before the game.
The bombing occurred on Christmas Day. 警方说，房车发出撤离警告，倒计时15分钟以清理该区域. 录音中女人的声音被认为是机器人, 电脑语音, law enforcement sources told the Associated Press. RV在引爆之前还炸开了一首歌, identified by law enforcement as “市中心” 由Petula Clark.
The explosion damaged an AT&T building and wreaked havoc on cellphone service for days.
安东尼·奎因·华纳, 63, was believed to be behind the bombing. He died in the explosion.