The Texas Titans’ kickoff was delayed by one hour due to a power outage in the city
It kicks off on Christmas Eve in between Tennessee Titans and Houston Texans It was delayed by one hour due to a power outage in Nashville.
Originally scheduled for 1:00 PM ET, the NFL has now scheduled kickoff at 2:00 PM ET.
“Due to severe weather and power outages affecting our region, the kick-off of today’s match has been postponed by one hour until 1:00 p.m. Cairo time,” the Titans said in a statement to Fox News Digital. “This decision was made in partnership with the NFL, the Office of Emergency Management, the Nashville Electric Service and the Mayor’s office with an abundance of caution to ensure that the game will not negatively impact our community in any way. We are exploring every possibility to reduce unnecessary energy around the stadium. The gates are open. Currently, the public is welcome to enter.
“At all times, game play has remained secondary to the well-being of our community and we can’t thank the OEMs and NES enough for their dedication to keeping our neighbors safe.”
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Earlier Saturday morning, the mayor of Nashville, Tennessee, called for Tennessee Titans postponed Their game against the Houston Texans due to record cold temperatures caused a power outage in the city.
The Tennessee Valley Authority directed local power companies to reduce load on Saturday.
Then Mayor John Cooper called the Titans to postpone the game.
“I have learned that TVA’s unilateral blackout will continue,” Cooper said on Twitter. “All non-essential businesses must reduce energy use. I asked [Titans] To postpone the game at twelve o’clock in solidarity with our neighbours.
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“TVA needs to invest in infrastructure to withstand temperature extremes.”
Saturday’s game at Nissan Stadium could be one of the coldest ever, with temperatures expected to be in the low 20s throughout the day.
“The Giants are exploring a number of measures to reduce unnecessary energy around the stadium,” the NFL said in a statement.
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According to The Tennessean, the coldest temperature recorded at kick-off at Nissan Stadium was 23 degrees.
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Friday night, and Nashville Predators of the NHL They played their game against the Colorado Avalanche.
The arena was powered by generators, according to the mayor of Nashville.
The Giants are 7-7 on the season and lead one game over Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC South.
On Friday, it was reported that quarterback Ryan Tannehill had surgery on his injured ankle this week. He will miss Saturday’s game against Houston.
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