NFL teams brought back throwback uniforms in 2022 as an aftermath of the “one-shell rule” being lifted, giving franchises the flexibility to return classic uniforms that were popular throughout the 2000s. Those uniforms had to be shelved because of the “one-shell rule” for a decade, but are coming back with a vengeance.
The Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots brought back throwback uniforms in 2022, along with the New Orleans Saints and Pittsburgh Steelers (Pittsburgh brought back a throwback design last worn in 2019). The Atlanta Falcons also introduced a throwback helmet to go with their throwback uniform.
Four more teams are bringing back throwbacks for 2023, with more likely to come. These are the teams that will have throwbacks coming this season.
The Eagles will be bringing back their “Kelly Green” uniforms for this season, now that they finally have the “Kelly Green” alternate helmet in place. The uniforms will be from the last time Philadelphia wore the “Kelly Green” uniforms, based on the template from 1985-1995.
Philadelphia has yet to announce what weeks the team will don the “Kelly Green” jerseys. This will be the first time the Eagles have worn “Kelly Green” since the 2010 season.
Seattle will bring back the 1990s-era throwback uniforms in 2023, making their return in Week 8 against the Cleveland Browns. The jerseys and alternate throwback helmet will be released in July.
Seattle hasn’t worn the light blue jerseys since 2001, when the franchise was in the AFC.
The Buccaneers wore their orange creamsicle uniforms from the club’s inaugural season from 1976 until…
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Author : Jeff Kerr
Publish date : 2023-06-12 18:28:51
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