a synonym for the NFL Team, the Tennessee Titans. This is due to the fact that their logo bears an uncanny resemblance to a flaming thumbtack. Brought to the mainstream by Gregg Easterbrook, of Tuesday Morning Quarterback fame.
"The Flaming Thumbtacks are gonna go all the way this year with Vince Young leading the way!"
by bizell May 27, 2008
The Tennessee Titan's helmet logo.
The flaming thumbtacks were stepped on by the Steelers on Sunday.
by William Howard Lee October 25, 2006