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Now here's something I never knew existed until now. It was only used during the preseason in 1978. 

 

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1 hour ago, insert name said:

Now here's something I never knew existed until now. It was only used during the preseason in 1978. 

 

 

Took me a minute to figure out what's rare about it. That's a great one.

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40 minutes ago, CRichardson said:

OK, I'm at a loss on that one.

The jerseys are from the era that the Jets are throwing back to now. The helmet was the start of the next Jets era.

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I searched this thread and I don't believe this has been mentioned before.

02-10 Bills and 97-03 Bengals sets. Only met twice (2002 and 2003). Both in Buffalo. Bengals changed in 2004 to their current crappy set. 

 

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13 hours ago, insert name said:

Now here's something I never knew existed until now. It was only used during the preseason in 1978. 

 

 

I remember hearing something about this.  The new helmets had come in time for the preseason, but there were issues with the new uniforms. It was only for like one or two preseason games. 

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On 1/17/2017 at 5:28 PM, Ferdinand Cesarano said:

 

 

If we're dealing with Giants-Chargers matchups, then let's go to 1975 at Shea Stadium (the Giants' only year of calling that park home).

 

 

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The Giants wore that beautiful uniform for only one season; so every game they played that year constituted a rare matchup.  And I would submit that anyone who fails to recognise that this is the Giants' best look ever is out of his/her bloody mind.



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All of these shots come from This Week in Pro Football for week 7 of 1975.

 

 

 

 

 

I'll go you one better

Giants-Chargers wk 8, 1971 season at Yankee Stadium

 

 

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Chiefs-Browns 1975

Dolphins-Falcons wk 8, 1974

Jets-Browns wk 1 1976

Chargers-Bucs wk 2 1976 (Bucs had orange numbers trimmed in red)

Giants at Broncos 1976

 

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17 hours ago, insert name said:

Now here's something I never knew existed until now. It was only used during the preseason in 1978. 

 

This was the '78 preseason and the Falcons were not wearing their new uniforms either. Both teams changed for the '78 season.

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More from 1975

Oilers-Packers 1972

Rams 1972

Rams-Vikings 1972

Broncos-Falcons 1975

Packers-Giants 1975

Jets-Cardinals 1975

Raiders-Washington 1975

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On 2/14/2017 at 10:22 AM, Sweetness said:

I searched this thread and I don't believe this has been mentioned before.

02-10 Bills and 97-03 Bengals sets. Only met twice (2002 and 2003). Both in Buffalo. Bengals changed in 2004 to their current crappy set. 

 

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I'd love to know what the designers of those Bills uniforms was thinking. None of the stripes match and there's no coherent idea.

 

By far, the worst uniform in modern NFL history.

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None of the striping matched because they kept wearing monochrome when those uniforms were intended to be worn with contrasting pants. They only really wore them as intended in the first season. If worn as intended they would still have been bad, but probably not 'undisputed worst uniform in the NFL' terrible 

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1 hour ago, anythinglogos said:

None of the striping matched because they kept wearing monochrome when those uniforms were intended to be worn with contrasting pants. They only really wore them as intended in the first season. If worn as intended they would still have been bad, but probably not 'undisputed worst uniform in the NFL' terrible 

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I actually kind of liked the road jersey, with the royal blue numbers and navy shoulder yoke. Could've done without side panels. This set had some potential, but it was too busy (thanks, early-2000s!), too dark (thanks, early-2000s!), and badly executed (thanks, Bills!).

 

How's this for an unpopular opinion, though (different thread, I know): even this red helmet, with its forced inclusion of nickel in the striping, was better than their standing buffalo helmet.

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1 hour ago, anythinglogos said:

None of the striping matched because they kept wearing monochrome when those uniforms were intended to be worn with contrasting pants. They only really wore them as intended in the first season. If worn as intended they would still have been bad, but probably not 'undisputed worst uniform in the NFL' terrible 

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Even then, things didn't match entirely. The piping was different widths on the jersey and pants.

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Saw this in a documentary about the Penguins 50th season called Pittsburgh is Home. The Last years of the Stanley Cup era jerseys, and the first year of the sharks. It's not the best quality but can be found about 1:02:43 of the video.

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On 2/15/2017 at 1:02 PM, Panthers said:

 

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This matchup is stunning.

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On 2/13/2017 at 9:33 PM, insert name said:

Now here's something I never knew existed until now. It was only used during the preseason in 1978. 

 

I mocked up something similar in Madden. Used these helmets with the current white set and it looked really good. 

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