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Old 10-24-2012, 07:02 PM   #991
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They make those Bronco uni's look like the red carpet.


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They should never allow the Steelers to wear those rags ever again. They are the worst uniforms I have ever seen in my life. I hated them a few years ago when they sported them and still hate them.
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Re: 2012 NFL Uniform Thread - Nike takes over

The Colts had a few players last week wearing orange gloves, which is apparently the color of leukemia for their coach who was just diagnosed.

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Old 10-25-2012, 10:50 AM   #994
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Couple of college updates. Colored chrome helmets are in.









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Love that MSU look, tcu is good also
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Old 10-25-2012, 11:43 AM   #996
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Re: 2012 NFL Uniform Thread - Nike takes over

speaking of shiny helmets, when did notre dame ditch their classic helmets? they used to have more of a matte finish, i think it looked much better than the current helmets.
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Re: 2012 NFL Uniform Thread - Nike takes over

I think I read somewhere that the Steelers are wearing their bumble bee uniforms against the Skins this weekend. Since the Skins will probably be wearing White tops on Gold bottoms, it will be weird to see two teams with gold pants on the field at the same time.
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I think I read somewhere that the Steelers are wearing their bumble bee uniforms against the Skins this weekend. Since the Skins will probably be wearing White tops on Gold bottoms, it will be weird to see two teams with gold pants on the field at the same time.
kind of like steelers vs packers?
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kind of like steelers vs packers?
Yeah, that would be the only other team out there with gold/yellow pants.
You just don't see it often
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I like the gold pants every once in a while but not every week.
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Old 10-25-2012, 12:13 PM   #1001
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Yeah, that would be the only other team out there with gold/yellow pants.
You just don't see it often
it always pissed me off in various little league sports when the refs would say "gold" instead of "yellow".

i succumb to peer pressure and call our pants gold as opposed to yellow, but if that's gold, then what color are the saints pants? or the 49ers?
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speaking of shiny helmets, when did notre dame ditch their classic helmets? they used to have more of a matte finish, i think it looked much better than the current helmets.
They recently scraped some gold off the golden dome tower when they replated (reguilded) it and mixed the flakes in with the paint...made the paint even more metallic than it had been before. They've always used the 24k gold flakes in the paint but they have a new batch of flakes and reexamined the painting process, because they weren't happy with the shade they had over the last few years.

Gold Returns To The Notre Dame Football Helmets - UND.COM - University of Notre Dame Official Athletic Site

Notre Dame’s Helmets Now Equipped With 10000% More Gold | Kegs 'n Eggs Blog

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Old 10-25-2012, 03:38 PM   #1003
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I think I read somewhere that the Steelers are wearing their bumble bee uniforms against the Skins this weekend. Since the Skins will probably be wearing White tops on Gold bottoms, it will be weird to see two teams with gold pants on the field at the same time.
Steelers will be wearing khakis.

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They recently scraped some gold off the golden dome tower when they replated (reguilded) it and mixed the flakes in with the paint...made the paint even more metallic than it had been before. They've always used the 24k gold flakes in the paint but they have a new batch of flakes and reexamined the painting process, because they weren't happy with the shade they had over the last few years.

Gold Returns To The Notre Dame Football Helmets - UND.COM - University of Notre Dame Official Athletic Site

Notre Dame’s Helmets Now Equipped With 10000% More Gold | Kegs 'n Eggs Blog

boooo! i guess i didn't see any notre dame games last year, i didn't notice it until this season. i'm even less happy about it now that i know they discontinued the tradition of painting the helmets weekly.

and i'm not even a notre dame fan...
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Steelers will be wearing khakis.

That may be the worst uniform in the history of organized sports (and I'm including Greek wrestling Circa 30 bc).

If we can't beat a team who're dressed like extras from a Blind Melon video, then WTF!!?!??!?!?
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