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If I remember correctly, about a year ago there was a discussion on these boards about a graphic of some sorts that depicted an all black Vikings uniform that was to be used in their previous set, but was ultimately scrapped. In that discussion there were multiple people who liked it and never screamed bloody murder for BFBS yet here we are doing that exact thing for the Jets all black uniform. I get it though. Opinions change, but just seems a little odd.

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2 minutes ago, DNAsports said:

If I remember correctly, about a year ago there was a discussion on these boards about a graphic of some sorts that depicted an all black Vikings uniform that was to be used in their previous set, but was ultimately scrapped. In that discussion there were multiple people who liked it and never screamed bloody murder for BFBS yet here we are doing that exact thing for the Jets all black uniform. I get it though. Opinions change, but just seems a little odd.

Possibly because people who don't like black uniforms where black is instituted for no good reason didn't feel the need to comment on a concept or something that wasn't real.

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55 minutes ago, Sec19Row53 said:

And yet, the previous set wasn't unique by your standards in that it replicated the Colts look as closely as the comparisons you are making for the new Jets' uniform (similar being the key word).

The two uniforms are very different. The Jets’ contrast sleeve makes them hard to confuse for each other. 

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20 hours ago, TheFallenHaveRisen said:

Gotham Green

Spotlight White

Stealth Black

 

The official color names

 

Gotham green looks suspiciously like the color the Saskatchewan Rough Riders use.

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5 minutes ago, BJ Sands said:

The two uniforms are very different. The contrast sleeve makes them hard to confuse for each other. 

I'll give you that for the roads, but not the homes 🙂

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I have to see them on the field first to give a fair assessment......btw the jets are "we are Marshall"

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19 minutes ago, Bucfan56 said:

You know, the more I see of that old 90s Jets logo, the more I kinda hate it. I seriously didn’t even realize the weird slash above the word Jets was supposed to be a plane until recently. That made it a cooler logo to me, but it’s still pretty clunky. Plus, the Concorde was discontinued because it was expensive as hell to run and unnecessarily dangerous. Imagine all the Jets jokes we’d get if they had a logo that was a plane known for bursting into flames mid flight. It was a good move leaving that in the past. 

 

I just like making jokes about Time-Flight, a “so bad, it’s secretly brilliant” bit of Classic Doctor Who.

 

Apparently, Concorde contains the tech that’ll help The Master gain access to an alien power that’ll help reactivate his TARDIS. How does Master attempt to get it? Well, he rips Concordes from time while dressed like this:

 

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Apparently, Master was huffing paint before deciding on this plan.

 

Anyway, the Jets’ new uniforms are decent. I like that it has some internal continuity with the outlines and the jet trail stripes, while the font is decent. I do wish that the helmet had a better logo or the jet trail, but that’s a minor complaint. I’m just glad it isn’t some military fetishist design.

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4 hours ago, hugevolsfan said:

I like it for the most part nothing special but at least nothing that to me makes this look terrible. The helmet like most people are saying does not match the rest of the uniform. I do not know why they did not simply do either one of these & put it on the helmet I like the first one the best

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The wordmark you used in the second version is very reminiscent of the BNSF railway logo:

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17 minutes ago, Bucfan56 said:

You know, the more I see of that old 90s Jets logo, the more I kinda hate it. I seriously didn’t even realize the weird slash above the word Jets was supposed to be a plane until recently. That made it a cooler logo to me, but it’s still pretty clunky. Plus, the Concorde was discontinued because it was expensive as hell to run and unnecessarily dangerous. Imagine all the Jets jokes we’d get if they had a logo that was a plane known for bursting into flames mid flight. It was a good move leaving that in the past. 

 

This to me is the perfect representation of to each their own when it comes to uniforms. 

 

When the Jets went back to the Broadway Joe look back in 98, I welcomed the change but didn't have any nostalgia for the set because I grew up well after their SB victory, in the ruins...just like Kyle Reese.  I came up with the green helmet and the Concorde logo, and...used to see the actual Concorde fly over (i believe it was one round-trip per day b/t London and New York and Paris and New York by British Airways and Air France, respectively).

 

I don't remember my point...oh yeah, the Concorde logo was awesome.   

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4 hours ago, hugevolsfan said:

I like it for the most part nothing special but at least nothing that to me makes this look terrible. The helmet like most people are saying does not match the rest of the uniform. I do not know why they did not simply do either one of these & put it on the helmet I like the first one the best

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They can't even keep their corporate BS straight!  Notice how 'New York brought to the forefront' on the top logo WITHOUT SAYING NEW YORK.

 

smdh

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5 minutes ago, Sec19Row53 said:

They can't even keep their corporate BS straight!  Notice how 'New York brought to the forefront' on the top logo WITHOUT SAYING NEW YORK.

 

smdh

Those are @hugevolsfan‘s concepts. He just edited the logos on the actual explainer graphic, which can be seen here:

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18 minutes ago, Sec19Row53 said:

They can't even keep their corporate BS straight!  Notice how 'New York brought to the forefront' on the top logo WITHOUT SAYING NEW YORK.

 

smdh

I guess I should have redid that to say Jets Edge Inspired by Relentless Speed. I am guessing Nike originally had a logo similar to this but Jets management shot it down which would explain the mismatched helmet & jersey...

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1 hour ago, MCM0313 said:

Yeah, that's my only real gripe here. The old script would have worked better  on that (gorgeous) helmet. I guess their reasoning was probably along the lines (pun intended) of the striping being the jet representation. I guess the resemblance of the shoulder stripes to airplane wings, and the vaguely jetlike nature of the pants stripes, are why I don't mind said striping as much as some seem to. My only real issue with the stripes is that I wish the shoulder ones wrapped around for a contrast-colored nameplate, as I've already mentioned. Still, it would've been nice to use the old script or at least a modernized version of it, and the helmet seems like it would've been the most obvious place to put that. 

Or simply use the line on the helmet. I mean it already says NEW YORK large on the front of the jersey.

 

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1 hour ago, Bucfan56 said:

You know, the more I see of that old 90s Jets logo, the more I kinda hate it. I seriously didn’t even realize the weird slash above the word Jets was supposed to be a plane until recently. That made it a cooler logo to me, but it’s still pretty clunky. Plus, the Concorde was discontinued because it was expensive as hell to run and unnecessarily dangerous. Imagine all the Jets jokes we’d get if they had a logo that was a plane known for bursting into flames mid flight. It was a good move leaving that in the past. 

The old logo would be a perfect representation of the Jets as a franchise at several points in their history.  Now those jokes could be MAX-8 instead of Concorde or some combination of both.  When I see the 70's-80's Jets wordmark I'm reminded of Rich Kotite, Ken O'Brien, Dennis Byrd, Gastineau and his issues, and Belichek telling them to go to hell after taking their HC job for 30 seconds.  I agree it was best left in the past.

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11 minutes ago, hawk36 said:

Or simply use the line on the helmet. I mean it already says NEW YORK large on the front of the jersey.

 

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This helmet would be awful.

The triangle works as stripes on the jersey, but it’s not a logo.

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15 minutes ago, hawk36 said:

Or simply use the line on the helmet. I mean it already says NEW YORK large on the front of the jersey.

 

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I don't hate this, but I can already hear all the people mocking the New York Triangles.

 

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4 hours ago, AgentColon2 said:

 

Easy Rutherford is part of the NYC Metropolitan market. Same as Camden, NJ being part of the Philadelphia Metropolitan market.

 

Also this is comedy gold.

 

Really? So you mean because I was born and raised in Queens (and attended games in the old Shea Stadium, and suffered through the 70s with them) and live in Brooklyn, I wouldn't know this? Sorry. Jersey is Jersey. want to use the NYC name? Come practice here. Pay taxes. Then you can use the name New York. The Jets' offices are in Jersey. So is their practice facility. So is their stadium. Case closed. I will never, ever step into their stadium.

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4 hours ago, JD1500 said:

 

Wow, this "New York" thing needs to end.  The "New York" in Jets, Giants, Knicks, Yankees, Mets and Rangers always has and always will refer to "New York City", NOT New York State.  The fact that the Jets and Giants happen to play across state lines in New Jersey is no different than Buffalo playing in Orchard Park or Dallas playing in Irving, and now, Arlington.  They play in a near suburb of the city they represent, and the city they were born in.  The fact that New York City counts as its suburbs parts of two other states is irrelevant. 

 

I'm a Nassau County guy, and New York City is my city the same way it is for someone from the Hudson Valley or North New Jersey, or southern Connecticut. 

Pay NYC/NY State taxes and we're good. If the Bengals played across the state line in Kentucky, what would you say?

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38 minutes ago, NYC Cosmos said:

Really? So you mean because I was born and raised in Queens (and attended games in the old Shea Stadium, and suffered through the 70s with them) and live in Brooklyn, I wouldn't know this? Sorry. Jersey is Jersey. want to use the NYC name? Come practice here. Pay taxes. Then you can use the name New York. The Jets' offices are in Jersey. So is their practice facility. So is their stadium. Case closed. I will never, ever step into their stadium.

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