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  1. So we all know the NFC representative this year is the designated home team, even though the Patriots chose to wear their white jerseys (road look) as the HOME team in last year’s SB. What does that possibly leave us with? If the Saints make the SB is all black monochrome combo inevitable? It would be likely unfortunately, even though their traditional home look would look beautiful on the big stage. I’m really sorry if it’s been mentioned before, but what do y’all think the LA Rams will rock as their home look in the playoffs? Last year’s home game was in all white, but I wasn’t sure if the leniency the NFL has given them with the throwbacks would cross into the playoffs. That is, if LA would even wanna rock the throwbacks in the playoffs. Moving down, the Bears or Cowboys home-looks for a potential SB should be predictable (and pretty good looking). I do see @slats7 mention above about the Boys rocking all-white. Then we got the Seahawks, who if they have a playoff run in them will be rocking monochrome home Unis, and then their away looks. Who knows if they’d want to ride superstition into the SB and wear their road look if they made it. For a whole lot of reasons (last Super Bowl win, the wins leading up to their appearance this year). The Eagles will likely be in white all playoffs but would probably wanna rock their traditional green home uniforms in the SB. With the AFC being the designated away team, they’ll have to flow with whatever the NFC team chooses. All I know is, bearable (above average niceness) road looks in the AFC could really hinge on the opponent. For example the Saints in all black would really dampen matchups against all teams, but especially the Chiefs, Pats, Texans & Ravens (black pants? dear god). Looks like LAC and Indy are rocking the monochrome whites throughout, which would be a nice representation of a super bowl in 2019 /s. I think Chiefs @ Bears in their traditional looks would be one of the best possibilities. What does everyone else think?
  2. When I have a bit more time I can add MIN, SAS, NOP, OKC, CLE & WAS. I think it’s pretty interesting to consider the cohesiveness of uniforms/branding/color schemes. Also, taking into account teams in the NBA who have purposefully used Nike’s addition of uniforms to introduce one-off color schemes. The Heat for example having a very sound identity across their three main uniforms, and then almost creating a separate identity using Vice colors (but a design that throws back to their 90’s striping/font). The Blazers seeming to have the most cohesive identity, which may be off their diagonal shash alone, but coming together through their solid black/red/white look (albeit introducing gray to the mix). I’m really interested in other people’s streams on consciousness when it comes to these identities. How do you think looking at these uniform packages as a whole help inform where a team should go with their identity moving forward? If (when) Nike chooses to continue dishing out Statement/City/Earned jerseys (I know, so many), what directions should they head in? I feel like through reading posts on these boards, a general consensus is that 3 (4 max) uniform choices are people’s ideal desire. Being that we get what we get from Nike, how can we foster more acceptance of our $$$ overlords by comprising on solid identities across the 5 uniforms we get. A few other points: - I think I really like what the 76ers, Jazz and Raptors are doing. - I agree with @Froob about hoping MIL can phase out black (won't happen), integrate more cream. Also, limit throwback colors per season to a set time in their history (mecca or red/green, not both) - I don't believe the Rockets have worn their city edition Chinese new year unis this season. - LockerVision is a cool resource.
  3. A look at some of the uniform options for teams with Earned uniforms (not including throwbacks).
  4. Some of this past weekend's games, when they appeared to be much nicer uniform matchups IMO. Bengals/Saints in the above picture the way that game should look. Jags/Colts, with the Jags having teal be as prominent as ever on their road whites. Raiders/Chargers, with the Chargers uniforms having more life and less modern ~waviness~ and bordered fonts. I will say Chargers uniform in this post probably has its fair share of flaws overall. And then there's Falcons/Browns (a game that made your worst) in a much better era. I think I remember you saying that you liked the red helmet look for the Falcons infrared. I personally liked Giants/49ers when the G men had more blue to their road look than red. I'm indifferent about the pants color on the road and like both the white or grey.
  5. I believe it's their white jersey and it's just lighting and the fire that makes it look gold.
  6. [Edit: It looks like the other two Kings uniforms will be a black alternate, and an updated or throwback baby blue set, as expected]
  7. I love this thread! I gotta add some rare "one-time matchups" due to some alternate uniforms first introduced in the 90's.
  8. I loved a lot of the white uniforms used on TNF, especially the Saints, Raiders, Giants and Bengals. Also, a lot of the color choices seemed so off for teams that could've incorporated better color options, including the dolphins (aqua), jags (black or maybe teal) to name a few. A lot of people seemed to enjoy the Broncos/Chargers matchup, showing that when color/color is done right the game can look great. Looking at other teams color rush combinations from 2016, and the 2017 NFL schedules, there are some cool matchups that can be played. This is keeping in mind that I don't have a lot of knowledge about colorblindness, so I apologize in advance if some of these matchups are not doable for that reason. Tennessee Titans @ Pittsburgh Steelers \ Minnesota Vikings @ Atlanta Falcons Kansas City Chiefs @ New England Patriots Arizona Cardinals vs. Seattle Seahawks
  9. A lot of the worst games this week have so much potential for being great. For instance, these pictures from 90's of the same matchups. If we had modern updates of these looks and teams were cautious about going monochrome for monochrome sake, uniforms in the NFL would be much more appealing.