paynomind Posted February 11, 2004 Share Posted February 11, 2004 http://www.ajc.com/falcons/content/sports/falcons/0204/11falcons.htmlFalcons fans will be seeing red next season: The team will switch from black to red jerseys for home games for the first time since 1989.League officials approved the team's request to make the change. The red "alternate" jerseys that were worn by the team for two home games last season will be permanent."We first talked [to NFL officials] in November after we first wore them [Nov. 23] against Tennessee," executive vice president of marketing/sales Dick Sullivan said. "It was driven in part by fans, coaches, players. . . . Everybody seems to love them."The Falcons wore red jerseys for home games from 1971-89, switching to black in 1990.The black jerseys will make one or two appearances next season as well."The red jerseys were cool," safety Bryan Scott said. "I got good feedback from fans and my family about them." Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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