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35 minutes ago, MJD7 said:

While I agree with your overall sentiment that teams should look their best for as many games as possible, I can definitely see the appeal of reserving an alternate for special occasions, even if it may be your “best” uniform.

 

A perfect example for me would be the Buccaneers, if they brought back the creamsicle uniforms. While it would probably become my favorite of the Bucs’ uniforms, I no longer want them to base the whole set around the creamsicle, the away option wouldn’t work nearly as well as the home, in my opinion. 
 

Sometimes, reserving those iconic uniforms for only a few games keeps them feeling special. Other times, its best to go all-in on that look that is most iconic (the Chargers being a perfect example, with powder blue.)

 

Well, yeah, obviously they shouldn't wear any uniform that doesn't seem special or worthy of wearing, so by that measure the alternate will be something the fans want to see, at least occasionally.  My problem is with teams that seem to know the look they've designated as alternate is clearly the one most fans prefer and/or is their most recognizable and "iconic" (overused term, I know) look. You saw this for years with the Brewers and Padres in baseball, made all the worse by the cynical way management would answer the fan's requests for these uniforms by tossing out the alternates as though that should satisfy them. Both those teams finally capitulated. I think this is exactly what's currently happening in Miami with the Dolphins.  The team knows fans will buy the primary uniform because it's the "real" one, while simultaneously selling the clearly superior throwback, double dipping the sales. Meanwhile, the team is only playing two or three times a year in their best look. Seems dumb to me. 

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20 minutes ago, oldschoolvikings said:

 

Well, yeah, obviously they shouldn't wear any uniform that doesn't seem special or worthy of wearing, so by that measure the alternate will be something the fans want to see, at least occasionally.  My problem is with teams that seem to know the look they've designated as alternate is clearly the one most fans prefer and/or is their most recognizable and "iconic" (overused term, I know) look. You saw this for years with the Brewers and Padres in baseball, made all the worse by the cynical way management would answer the fan's requests for these uniforms by tossing out the alternates as though that should satisfy them. Both those teams finally capitulated. I think this is exactly what's currently happening in Miami with the Dolphins.  The team knows fans will buy the primary uniform because it's the "real" one, while simultaneously selling the clearly superior throwback, double dipping the sales. Meanwhile, the team is only playing two or three times a year in their best look. Seems dumb to me. 

Yea, the Brewers and Padres are right there with the Chargers as teams who finally went back to the identities the fans have been clamoring for, for the most part. The Dolphins aren’t as clear-cut of a case for me personally, as if forced to choose I’d probably pick the current set over the throwbacks, showing just how subjective these opinions are. For them, I think a mix between the throwbacks and the modern set would be ideal.

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On 6/28/2020 at 8:52 PM, MJD7 said:

Apologies for Saints-jacking this thread again, but I’d love to see the Saints adopt the darker, brassier gold of the Color Rush to their helmets.

 

If I may:

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Even better, with gold pants:

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This would be a perfect Saints uniform, in my opinion.

 

Add black stripes to those socks and you’re on to something. 

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On 6/28/2020 at 8:52 PM, MJD7 said:

Apologies for Saints-jacking this thread again, but I’d love to see the Saints adopt the darker, brassier gold of the Color Rush to their helmets.

 

If I may:

q7cRJjz.jpg

 

Even better, with gold pants:

wIh3jaU.jpg

 

This would be a perfect Saints uniform, in my opinion.

 

 

Greatest Saints look I have EVER Seen

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On 6/27/2020 at 8:37 PM, L10nheart404 said:

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Storm Troopers vs Darth Vaders. 

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Nothing particularly noteworthy but I believe this is the first look at the practice uniforms.

 

Found this on a Facebook page for a local seamstress- Mary’s Alterations. Apparently she regularly works on the team’s uniforms.

 

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6 hours ago, thisguyphelps said:

Whats the deal with the JR?

I’m assuming it’s just on the table so it can go on the back. If it was actually stitched on the back there it would be reversed.

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