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Players in the "wrong" uniforms

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I hate when guys like Iginla and Jagr become rent-a-players at the end of their careers. Sort of tarnishes they're main career team "feel" when they wear 17 other sweaters in the league.

I don't mind all of them. Jagr remains more productive than most because of his size, patience, stickhandling, & able to create space without speed.

Guys like Iginla & Recchi, those are players I get tired of... chasing rings instead of playing for fun.

Does anyone really play just for fun or the love of the game? Most if not all play for rings and make the most money they can make for themselves.
The thing I love about Chip Kelly is that he got rid of players that did it for the money, and acquired players that love football

Don't be naive...they're all playing for the money. The only one that really, actually might be doing it for the "love of the game" could be Tim Tebow.

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Maybe a bit of a stretch, but Joe Mauer in this particular uniform (as well as playing at first) is a little weird. I think I'll always think of him in pinstripes first (both home and road).

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Had no idea this even happened, hopefully it hasn't been posted yet.

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Iverson in jersey #6, for the 2002 All-Star Game.

Que significa? Why did this happen

To honor Dr. J at the All-Star Game.

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Man I loved when the NBA did the all-star game "baseball" style

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Theyd never go back to it because it's another chance to sell another jersey, but I thought it looked cool.

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Owen Nolan on a PTO with the Canucks in 2011

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Also, Keith Tkachuk and Chris Chelios on the Thrashers

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I hate when guys like Iginla and Jagr become rent-a-players at the end of their careers. Sort of tarnishes they're main career team "feel" when they wear 17 other sweaters in the league.

I don't mind all of them. Jagr remains more productive than most because of his size, patience, stickhandling, & able to create space without speed.

Guys like Iginla & Recchi, those are players I get tired of... chasing rings instead of playing for fun.

Does anyone really play just for fun or the love of the game? Most if not all play for rings and make the most money they can make for themselves.
The thing I love about Chip Kelly is that he got rid of players that did it for the money, and acquired players that love football

This is silly. He got rid of players who were selfish or didn't fall in line. Don't think for a second they they're not all out there playing to make as much money as they can. Demarco Murray didn't take a penny less than he could've received to come here. Can't blame them at all though -that's the entire point of professional sports.

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Owen Nolan on a PTO with the Canucks in 2011

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Also, Keith Tkachuk and Chris Chelios on the Thrashers

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Chelios looked so silly in a Thrashers uniform. Like when a dad tries to dress like his teenage son to seem cool.

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I didn't recognize him.

Wrong jersey, wrong number, wrong helmet (visor)

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As fugly as Tebow is to watch play (that throwing motion, ugh), the all white unis look good in the bright sunlight. The green really pops.

This one proved true today. Even more interesting is that the Eagles only wear their white jerseys during the preseason, so Tebow never wore the green jersey in a game. That makes this even more of an atrocity:

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Reggie Wayne with the Patriots (15 seasons with the Colts)

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I hate when guys like Iginla and Jagr become rent-a-players at the end of their careers. Sort of tarnishes they're main career team "feel" when they wear 17 other sweaters in the league.

Well the Dallas picture doesn't count as a rent a player --they drafted him.

Then they traded his rights in the Nieuwendyk trade to the Flames.

It can count as a wrong uniform as he never wore it in a game.

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Owen Nolan on a PTO with the Canucks in 2011

5562740.jpg

Also, Keith Tkachuk and Chris Chelios on the Thrashers

2177_3.jpgchris-chelios.jpg

Chelios looked so silly in a Thrashers uniform. Like when a dad tries to dress like his teenage son to seem cool.

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yeah that photo might be the best example of the intent of this thread. A once great athlete selling out or hanging on too long for one reason or another and ends up paying for it by having to wear a dignity robbing costume.

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Bledsoe only wore these for a short time. This is clearly the Tom Brady era unis.

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Man I loved when the NBA did the all-star game "baseball" style

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Theyd never go back to it because it's another chance to sell another jersey, but I thought it looked cool.

I actually never liked it when they did it. I always thought it was lazy to have them in their regular jerseys. If anything, I wish they'd not only go with the same conference-based uniforms, but do like they did in the past, and made anyone who wore the same number to pick a new one. I remember in the early 90s you'd see some All Stars with different numbers just for the ASG b/c someone else got seniority or what not.

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