Parking is a big problem. Unless you had a parking permit, you had to park on the other side of the river, then walk back over one of the bridges (see above). There are three of them (I took this from one, you can see another, and one is out of sight).
Everybody who thinks it's the Tennessee River, raise your hand. Wrong, it's the Cumberland River. You there who didn't raise your hand, yeah you. You cheated and used Google -- I know your type.
Good thing I have plenty of energy for an old
I chased after him and asked if I could take his photo. He stopped and posed, but didn't smile -- game face on and all that.
The owner of this tricked-out truck (above) must be another super fan.
Tailgating and drinking some beer are pre-game rituals.
Country singer Ronnie Milsap sang the national anthem. After that, two jets did a fly-by.
There was a 60% chance of rain. When I got there at 11:30, it was overcast and they already had the lights on -- uh oh, a bad sign. It didn't rain during the game, however, and, in fact, the sun came out briefly. Above you can see the lights and one side of the stadium. Look at the skyscrapers. Maybe a Bob Dylan album there, ya?
Images by MOJO, and all but the first one were taken with my Canon.