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Just now, JViking5 said:

Is there a contemporary classic that hasn't been deemed outdated within the decade?

 

The Houston Texans, Carolina Panthers, and the Denver Broncos come to mind. More recently, the Lions and Vikings have adopted great modern sets. I also love the Seahawks' look, although that'd be much more controversial here. 

 

9 minutes ago, JViking5 said:

Every team has to choose between a modern or classic identity. To have a modern uniform, the design must be updated frequently to keep up with the trends. To have a classic uniform, the design must be so simple that it doesn't require updating even when the trends are changing around them. To be successful in either direction, you have to go all in. The best uniforms in sports are the ones that did something so unconventional that they stuck or they are so simple that they've lasted long enough to grow on everyone. The Jaguars seem to be choosing the classic direction so they've simplified their uniform to the basics of their identity. Be frustrated with their team identity, not the design.

 

I'm also not sure that this statement makes any sense. What if I don't like this uniform mock up because I feel that it poorly accentuates their identity? To me, primarily black and white uniforms with plain block numbers look bad especially in the context of the vibrant identity of the Jaguars. In fact, I think that most would agree that the emphasis of black over teal is a total disconnect to the team's identity. 

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15 minutes ago, JViking5 said:

Is there a contemporary classic that hasn't been deemed outdated within the decade?

The Bucs previous set.. And to some degree, the Panthers

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47 minutes ago, Gupti said:

I personally believe that you simply lack empathy if you’re going to keep interpreting people’s statements with such odd technicalities.

 

This post makes a bit more sense, as if to say “hold up now, Nike has designed some decent pants stripes before.” However, posting those stripes from teams designed in the 60s because they were used on pants that were manufactured by Nike at some point as if they are “Nike pants stripes” is a technicality that only you would come up with and it doesn’t make sense in context. It feels like you’re pulling our legs because this behavior is unique to you. That is why you have caught so much ire.

Well thanks for being the third person to say the same thing. 

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Just now, Esco said:

What time tomorrow?

State of the franchise starts at 11am. I feel like they’re gonna talk about everything else first just to keep people tuned in. Probably show the uni’s last. 

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34 minutes ago, henburg said:

 

The Houston Texans, Carolina Panthers, and the Denver Broncos come to mind. More recently, the Lions and Vikings have adopted great modern sets. I also love the Seahawks' look, although that'd be much more controversial here. 

 

I would NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NEVER EVER EVER call the Broncos a contemporary classic.  I think it's trash that bred more trash, and looked like dated '90s experimentation shortly after it was released.

 

You can have contemprary elements on traditional bases and still appear classic.  Panthers certainly had non-traditional (at the time) striping on their pants and helmets, but don't ever need to change their look.  The old Jags look used a non-traditional font, non-tradional (but not unheard of) different-colored helmet from dark jersey, and a non-traditional color and could be wearing that set for the next 50 years.  Disagree on the Lions and Vikings - the'll both be changing in a few years and their look can absolutely be traced to this era.

 

Arguably the Eagles fall into this, because whether you like the look or not, it's been unchanged for 15 seasons and really doesn't have any obsolete elements.  Even their logo looks like it could have been drawn just yesterday, despite being 22 years old.

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Wow, no pants stripes? At least put the logo on each hip. I like the simplicity, but as others have said it needs pants stripes and more gold. This is like a game-tying FG when they had an opportunity for a last second TD. 

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Based on the information and mockups @j'villejags has posted (beautifully rendered btw) - I am whelmed. They aren't ugly, but they are boring.

 

Side note on black primaries: It kills me when teams have totally unique color schemes within their league and don't use them to their full potential. The Jags own teal in the NFL, why wouldn't they make that the dominant color in all aspects of their brand? 

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1 hour ago, JViking5 said:

Every team has to choose between a modern or classic identity. To have a modern uniform, the design must be updated frequently to keep up with the trends. To have a classic uniform, the design must be so simple that it doesn't require updating even when the trends are changing around them. To be successful in either direction, you have to go all in. The best uniforms in sports are the ones that did something so unconventional that they stuck or they are so simple that they've lasted long enough to grow on everyone. The Jaguars seem to be choosing the classic direction so they've simplified their uniform to the basics of their identity. Be frustrated with their team identity, not the design.

 

I suppose it depends on how long a uni has to last to be anointed as a classic, but I generally agree. In my opinion, longevity is a prerequisite for the classic label. Green Bay, Kansas City, both NY teams, Dallas, Pittsburgh, Oakland, Indy, & Washington all more or less fit this bill, in my book... and they all did it by keeping it simple.

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The Texans.  16 years and no sign of slowing down.

(opinion, of course)

 

edit:  didn’t quote because I thought/assumed the post above would  be the one asking about contemporary uniforms that aren’t outdated 

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Not even really worth watching, but here's the last teaser. 

 

 

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14 minutes ago, poser said:

 

 

Inverted nameplates? Hm.

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8 minutes ago, GFB said:

Inverted nameplates? Hm.

 

If I am interrupting his tweet correctly, I think the jersey in the tweet is a pic of a jersey he got last year from Wal-Mart, that he believes resembles Conrad Burry's mockup.

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Judging by the mockups, I hate these. No gold, bland striping & a standard block font.... the one good thing here is the Helmet, but everything else is just bland & blah. IMO, use the original set as the base, use the current/I guess now the "old" font & have the teal jerseys be the primaries.... that to me, minus maybe a few tweaks with striping, would be all the Jaguars ever had to do to have themselves a terrific look. These lack GOLD so much. 

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Just now, HailGoldPants said:

 

If I am interrupting his tweet correctly, I think the jersey in the tweet is a pic of a jersey he got last year from Wal-Mart, that he believes resembles Conrad Burry's mockup.

 

Good catch. That’s not the most coherent set of tweets.

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Everyone's said that there needs to be gold (which there does) and there needs to be pants stripes (which there needs to be as well), but I think a teal-flake helmet would have worked really well here. Instead of expanding the logo, why not try to be new yet not overly garish with the teal flakes? Complements the predominantly teal and black color scheme and also gives a unique quirk to a fairly bland redesign. 

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9 hours ago, j'villejags said:

 

 

I like em. The mono teal might actually be somewhat passable with the black socks.

 

Hopefully the pants have stripes. Otherwise they’re going to have the same terrible yoga pant look as the Ravens and Saints do.

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1 hour ago, BringBackTheVet said:

 

I would NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NEVER EVER EVER call the Broncos a contemporary classic.  I think it's trash that bred more trash, and looked like dated '90s experimentation shortly after it was released.

 

You can have contemprary elements on traditional bases and still appear classic.  Panthers certainly had non-traditional (at the time) striping on their pants and helmets, but don't ever need to change their look.  The old Jags look used a non-traditional font, non-tradional (but not unheard of) different-colored helmet from dark jersey, and a non-traditional color and could be wearing that set for the next 50 years.  Disagree on the Lions and Vikings - the'll both be changing in a few years and their look can absolutely be traced to this era.

 

Arguably the Eagles fall into this, because whether you like the look or not, it's been unchanged for 15 seasons and really doesn't have any obsolete elements.  Even their logo looks like it could have been drawn just yesterday, despite being 22 years old.

Call me biased, but I have to completely disagree about the Vikings. I've been a Vikings fan for 26 years and I haven't heard one negative thing about these uniforms from any type of fan. I've lurked on these boards for seven years and the only negative comments I've seen have been about the numbers. But if you compare those to other Nike creations, the Vikes are in great shape.

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