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Orange Crush Broncos taking on the Jaguars in the 1996 playoffs.

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I remember this game not because it was only Jacksonville's second season and they weren't supposed to do as well as they did but because some lineman for the Broncos (I don't even necessarily remember if it was offensive or defensive) didn't get off the field in time before the next play started, costing them a penalty very late in the game. Now that I'm thinking about it, I believe it was a defensive lineman and this was during Jacksonville's last scoring drive that put the game out of reach for Denver. What I remember vividly was 1) how orange the guy's uniform looked as he was walking off the field, even in artificial light; and 2) the broadcasters laying into the lineman calling him lazy, etc. for not getting off the field fast enough. (Admittedly, he did walk off the field; he didn't hustle at all and Mark Brunell was quick enough on the snap to get a penalty out of it.)

Michael Dean Perry.... and I've still not forgiven him.

He's my Bill Buckner/ Steve Bartman

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Orange Crush Broncos taking on the Jaguars in the 1996 playoffs.

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I remember this game not because it was only Jacksonville's second season and they weren't supposed to do as well as they did but because some lineman for the Broncos (I don't even necessarily remember if it was offensive or defensive) didn't get off the field in time before the next play started, costing them a penalty very late in the game. Now that I'm thinking about it, I believe it was a defensive lineman and this was during Jacksonville's last scoring drive that put the game out of reach for Denver. What I remember vividly was 1) how orange the guy's uniform looked as he was walking off the field, even in artificial light; and 2) the broadcasters laying into the lineman calling him lazy, etc. for not getting off the field fast enough. (Admittedly, he did walk off the field; he didn't hustle at all and Mark Brunell was quick enough on the snap to get a penalty out of it.)

Michael Dean Perry.... and I've still not forgiven him.

He's my Bill Buckner/ Steve Bartman

I'd let it go. The Broncos won the next two super bowls.

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Orange Crush Broncos taking on the Jaguars in the 1996 playoffs.

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And that's the best both teams have ever looked. Sadly, both got Nikefied the next season.

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Michael Dean Perry.... and I've still not forgiven him.

He's my Bill Buckner/ Steve Bartman

Shouldn't that be Rahim Moore?

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Orange Crush Broncos taking on the Jaguars in the 1996 playoffs.

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And that's the best both teams have ever looked. Sadly, both got Nikefied the next season.

I agree... I don't mind our uniforms now, but a return to the orange crush uniforms would be incredible. Sadly, mainly Super Bowl heartbreak is associated with those.

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Orange Crush Broncos taking on the Jaguars in the 1996 playoffs.

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I remember this game not because it was only Jacksonville's second season and they weren't supposed to do as well as they did but because some lineman for the Broncos (I don't even necessarily remember if it was offensive or defensive) didn't get off the field in time before the next play started, costing them a penalty very late in the game. Now that I'm thinking about it, I believe it was a defensive lineman and this was during Jacksonville's last scoring drive that put the game out of reach for Denver. What I remember vividly was 1) how orange the guy's uniform looked as he was walking off the field, even in artificial light; and 2) the broadcasters laying into the lineman calling him lazy, etc. for not getting off the field fast enough. (Admittedly, he did walk off the field; he didn't hustle at all and Mark Brunell was quick enough on the snap to get a penalty out of it.)

I remember pretty much every playoff game from 1996 (somehow, I just knew that was the year I'd finally see the Packers win a Super Bowl). That's probably why photos from this game have never looked as "weird" to me as the Panthers-Broncos ones from 1995(?).

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this is a really good looking matchup

Sure is. I love Tampa Bay in that color scheme.

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It's sad that one team has two completely different uniforms that are so great. I'd love to see a return to the creamsicles, but not at the expense of the great set that the Buccaneers have now.

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It's sad that one team has two completely different uniforms that are so great. I'd love to see a return to the creamsicles, but not at the expense of the great set that the Buccaneers have now.

The creamsicles just have nostalgia, thats why they look good, if it was a full time look everyone would think it would look awful

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Atlanta Flames vs Hartford Whalers '79-'80

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Wow.

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Dolphins vs. Seahawks

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Vikings vs. Seahawks

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Warriors vs Nets

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Thunder vs. 76ers

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141349456_slide.jpgThis matchup had to have only happened once, right? Would've only played once last season, and no inter-conference play this season.

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Thunder vs. Mavs:

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Thunder vs. Clippers:

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Thunder vs. Jazz:

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Thunder vs. Warriors:

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Sonics vs. Hawks:

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Lakers vs. Clippers:

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Lakers vs. Mavericks:

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extremely rare:

Houston Astros versus the Buffalo Sabres

Find an image of it happening and we will give that to you.

Atlanta Flames vs Hartford Whalers '79-'80

Now if we can only get an image of Atlanta Flames vs. Winnipeg Jets, we would really be on to something...

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More of a rare jersey match up. Canucks only wore the skate logo for the first 2 years of the Ave's being in the NHL

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