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Look - I'm no Browns fan. But look at it this way...at least they didn't go the North Carolina route and put argyle striping on the pants.

But why is it so stinking hard for a team (any team) to just sit down and say: Hey - let's design a uniform top that is a single base color and the only stripes are on the extreme edge of each sleeve? What makes them want to go crazy and put incomplete (like the Colts) or goofy looking (like the browns) stripes somewhere. Or worse yet, why do they have to try to make double or triple-color shoulder offsets (like the Bucs and Titans). What is so stinking hard about saying let's make a nice-looking uniform that looks good asthetically?

Simple doesn't mean stupid. Simple can be classy (Green Bay, Houston, Kansas City).

Modern/updated doesn't necessarily mean whorish, but it often leans that way when poorly executed (Jags, Bucs, Vikings [weird striping on the sleeves]). But modern can also be well executed (Cardinals, Seahawks, Broncos).

CFCS (Change for change's sake) isn't always a good thing (Jets, Eagles).

All that being said, I tend to agree that "Browns" on the pants makes them look amatuerish. And they, of all teams, were the least XFL-like before this change. Now, it won't be "He Hate Me" on the jersey....it will just be "he hate me" on the design discussion boards.

Cleveland, you're better than this. We need to revoke your right to host the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. These jerseys don't rock the house...at all.

If this were American Bandstand, I think I'd only give them a 36. But only cause they still use Brown, Orange, and White.

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I saw this on Twitter, it was found at WalMart lmao

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That's just wrong on so many levels......

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I saw this on Twitter, it was found at WalMart lmao

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That's just wrong on so many levels......

I saw someone in Indianapolis of all places wearing one of these shirts. The player was Joe Haden IIRC.

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The new orange and stripes look awesome. But I just don't see a difference in the helmet finish. Big missed opportunity...

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I wouldn't qualify failing to make an ill-advised change a "missed opportunity." Quite the opposite, actually.

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I will agree with him. With not going to matte, the Browns missed an opportunity to make the uniform even worse. It was, sadly, the only such opportunity they missed.

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Look - I'm no Browns fan. But look at it this way...at least they didn't go the North Carolina route and put argyle striping on the pants.

But why is it so stinking hard for a team (any team) to just sit down and say: Hey - let's design a uniform top that is a single base color and the only stripes are on the extreme edge of each sleeve? What makes them want to go crazy and put incomplete (like the Colts) or goofy looking (like the browns) stripes somewhere. Or worse yet, why do they have to try to make double or triple-color shoulder offsets (like the Bucs and Titans). What is so stinking hard about saying let's make a nice-looking uniform that looks good asthetically?

Simple doesn't mean stupid. Simple can be classy (Green Bay, Houston, Kansas City).

Modern/updated doesn't necessarily mean whorish, but it often leans that way when poorly executed (Jags, Bucs, Vikings [weird striping on the sleeves]). But modern can also be well executed (Cardinals, Seahawks, Broncos).

CFCS (Change for change's sake) isn't always a good thing (Jets, Eagles).

Aaaand you lost me.

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Look - I'm no Browns fan. But look at it this way...at least they didn't go the North Carolina route and put argyle striping on the pants.

But why is it so stinking hard for a team (any team) to just sit down and say: Hey - let's design a uniform top that is a single base color and the only stripes are on the extreme edge of each sleeve? What makes them want to go crazy and put incomplete (like the Colts) or goofy looking (like the browns) stripes somewhere. Or worse yet, why do they have to try to make double or triple-color shoulder offsets (like the Bucs and Titans). What is so stinking hard about saying let's make a nice-looking uniform that looks good asthetically?

Simple doesn't mean stupid. Simple can be classy (Green Bay, Houston, Kansas City).

Modern/updated doesn't necessarily mean whorish, but it often leans that way when poorly executed (Jags, Bucs, Vikings [weird striping on the sleeves]). But modern can also be well executed (Cardinals, Seahawks, Broncos).

CFCS (Change for change's sake) isn't always a good thing (Jets, Eagles).

All that being said, I tend to agree that "Browns" on the pants makes them look amatuerish. And they, of all teams, were the least XFL-like before this change. Now, it won't be "He Hate Me" on the jersey....it will just be "he hate me" on the design discussion boards.

Cleveland, you're better than this. We need to revoke your right to host the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. These jerseys don't rock the house...at all.

If this were American Bandstand, I think I'd only give them a 36. But only cause they still use Brown, Orange, and White.

Not to pile on, but this post doesn't make a whole lot of sense. For instance, what is the Jets and Eagles CFCS? How does North Carolina's argyle have anything to do with... well, anything?

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The new orange and stripes look awesome. But I just don't see a difference in the helmet finish. Big missed opportunity...

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Am I the only one that sees a carbon pattern in the stripes?

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The carbon fiber pattern is definitely there. Not sure the reasoning though. It seems out of place.

Regarding the finish of the helmet. I think matte would have looked awful. But this "satin" finish they used looks no different than before. Just way too dull. I really think a metallic or high gloss finish like Oregon State, Ok State, Virginia, could have looked a lot better.

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The new orange and stripes look awesome. But I just don't see a difference in the helmet finish. Big missed opportunity...

CEapJ_lWAAA6jZ1.jpg

Am I the only one that sees a carbon pattern in the stripes?

No. I think the majority of people can see it. I think what vmd9 was referring to was the actual shell finish. That was one of the first rumors that surfaced was that the shell was going to have some sort of textured finish.

As for the carbon fiber pattern on the stripes... its a waste. I would have rather seen horizontal stripes on the vertical stripes as a nod to the socks pattern or the hat/sleeves on the Brownie elf logo.

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An anodized orange finish like Illinois would have been the best.. Not chrome, not matte, not this unpolished cheap looking crap they're trying to pass off as satin, but a nice semi-metallic looking anodized finish that is actually a matte or satin metallic (rather than matte or satin of a plain paint finish).. If you haven't seen Illinois's metallic orange helmet, imagine an orange version of the Vikings helmet

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An anodized orange finish like Illinois would have been the best.. Not chrome, not matte, not this unpolished cheap looking crap they're trying to pass off as satin, but a nice semi-metallic looking anodized finish that is actually a matte or satin metallic (rather than matte or satin of a plain paint finish).. If you haven't seen Illinois's metallic orange helmet, imagine an orange version of the Vikings helmet

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This one? I'm not a huge fan of it. Vikings purple works well for it. But the orange comes off looking like a copper-like color.

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The new orange and stripes look awesome. But I just don't see a difference in the helmet finish. Big missed opportunity...

CEapJ_lWAAA6jZ1.jpg

Am I the only one that sees a carbon pattern in the stripes?

Yeah, you can definitely see it if the picture is fairly close up, or I guess if you're standing next to the player. Personally, I don't see the point. Originally the entire reason behind a sports uniform... bright colors, large numbers... was for the spectators to be able to tell the teams and players apart. A lot of these little details... things like this, the Seahawks' helmet pattern, etc. just seems to me to come under the heading of things they do just because they can.

Does that pattern add to the overall design in any impactful way? Nope. But it's a detail the designer can throw in to impress the client that they're doing... something, I guess.

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The new orange and stripes look awesome. But I just don't see a difference in the helmet finish. Big missed opportunity...

CEapJ_lWAAA6jZ1.jpg

Am I the only one that sees a carbon pattern in the stripes?

Yeah, you can definitely see it if the picture is fairly close up, or I guess if you're standing next to the player. Personally, I don't see the point. Originally the entire reason behind a sports uniform... bright colors, large numbers... was for the spectators to be able to tell the teams and players apart. A lot of these little details... things like this, the Seahawks' helmet pattern, etc. just seems to me to come under the heading of things they do just because they can.

Does that pattern add to the overall design in any impactful way? Nope. But it's a detail the designer can throw in to impress the client that they're doing... something, I guess.

Totally agree with this just doing something for the sake of doing it which to me is never a reason to do something.

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The new orange and stripes look awesome. But I just don't see a difference in the helmet finish. Big missed opportunity...

CEapJ_lWAAA6jZ1.jpg

Am I the only one that sees a carbon pattern in the stripes?

Yeah, you can definitely see it if the picture is fairly close up, or I guess if you're standing next to the player. Personally, I don't see the point. Originally the entire reason behind a sports uniform... bright colors, large numbers... was for the spectators to be able to tell the teams and players apart. A lot of these little details... things like this, the Seahawks' helmet pattern, etc. just seems to me to come under the heading of things they do just because they can.

Does that pattern add to the overall design in any impactful way? Nope. But it's a detail the designer can throw in to impress the client that they're doing... something, I guess.

Totally agree with this just doing something for the sake of doing it which to me is never a reason to do something.

I bet you'll notice the striping detail under the lights on gameday though. The stripe looks like it will pop on TV, will probably look raised.

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The new orange and stripes look awesome. But I just don't see a difference in the helmet finish. Big missed opportunity...

CEapJ_lWAAA6jZ1.jpg

Am I the only one that sees a carbon pattern in the stripes?

Yeah, you can definitely see it if the picture is fairly close up, or I guess if you're standing next to the player. Personally, I don't see the point. Originally the entire reason behind a sports uniform... bright colors, large numbers... was for the spectators to be able to tell the teams and players apart. A lot of these little details... things like this, the Seahawks' helmet pattern, etc. just seems to me to come under the heading of things they do just because they can.

Does that pattern add to the overall design in any impactful way? Nope. But it's a detail the designer can throw in to impress the client that they're doing... something, I guess.

Totally agree with this just doing something for the sake of doing it which to me is never a reason to do something.

I bet you'll notice the striping detail under the lights on gameday though. The stripe looks like it will pop on TV, will probably look raised.

[tongue in cheek] Kind of like how the Seahawks' stripe pops on TV?

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The 2.5 most misused terms in this board are "pop" and "(re)branding".

muddled.

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