Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins and Washington Commanders quarterback Taylor Heinicke have gone viral recently over their postgame celebrations. Well, James Harrison set the record straight on Twitter Wednesday that the Steelers were the originators of being decked out in luxurious gold chain necklaces while shirtless.
“Ramon Foster, Cam Heyward, Le’Veon Bell, Ryan Shazier, Tell them WE BEEN DOING THIS! It ain’t new,” Harrison tweeted.
Along with his tweet, Harrison shared an old video of teammates putting chains around his neck.
“Hey, (he’s) the only one strong enough to handle all of them like that,” Le’Veon Bell said in the video.
Ramon Foster can also be heard in the background yelling for more chains.
— James Harrison (@jharrison9292) November 16, 2022
Heinicke emulated Cousins’ celebration on the team’s flight home from their stunning 32–21 win over the previously undefeated Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night. Heinicke wore glasses and several chains while double-fisting Busch Lights. Instead of chugging beers, Cousins danced in his celebration following the Vikings’ wild 33-30 overtime win over the Buffalo Bills. Minus that, Heinicke pretty much ripped the idea from Cousins.
Harrison and the Steelers never did a celebration similar to Cousins’ after a win, but it was common for several players in the mid-2010s to walk around the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex locker room shirtless with numerous chains. Harrison, Bell, Antonio Brown, Vince Williams, and Ryan Shazier were the most notable players that took part in it.
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