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April 23, 2004

Bengals introduce new uniforms.: Why is the trend in the NFL lately to make ugly uniforms with as many variations as possible?

posted by Bernreuther to football at 02:44 PM - 12 comments

The helmets seem to be staying the same. There was nothing wrong with the old uniforms though, I liked them. The black jerseys with white pants look good, and with black pants they look better than most of the monochrome ugliness I've seen, but still not great. White with white is fine, white with black pants and orange helmet sucks, and GOOD LORD what were they thinking with the orange shirts with black pants? have they not learned anything from the Jaguars? You don't do that! Why exactly do they need 5 combinations? Why do people actually like this? Popular opinion among people with no taste (like my roommate) is that the orange jerseys are "hot", or "tight". And while we're on a uniform kick, NHL Uniform History

posted by Bernreuther at 02:47 PM on April 23

I kind of like them. Of course I'm a big fan of arena football league style unis.

posted by corpse at 03:02 PM on April 23

orange and brown. bleh.

posted by jerseygirl at 03:10 PM on April 23

the orange tops remind me of the miami hurricane uniforms, maybe the bengals want some college cred.

posted by billsaysthis at 03:49 PM on April 23

crud is more like it.

posted by jerseygirl at 03:52 PM on April 23

Why exactly do they need 5 combinations? to boosts sales.

posted by danostuporstar at 04:00 PM on April 23

This is something I've wanted to say to TMQ for a while but now I'll just say it to jerseygirl: Orange and BLACK. When they showed them early yesterday using photoshop they looked really bad but looked much better when modeled by the Bengals players (how funny is it to see big Willie Anderson strut his stuff on a catwalk?).

posted by mick at 06:14 PM on April 23

Hey, you're right. But the only two pictures I had happened to click on... looked brown.

posted by jerseygirl at 09:46 PM on April 23

bernreuther, that link is great. Thanks, man. I'd pay top dollar for one of those 1925 Bruins sweaters. They're uglier than the Bengals uniforms.

posted by Samsonov14 at 01:38 AM on April 24

(yeah bernreuther, that is a top link)

posted by gspm at 03:26 AM on April 24

i like the orange and black. hell, i even like orange and brown. but i'm probably a bit biased cause those are my alma mater's colors.

posted by goddam at 03:40 PM on April 25

I love the bengals. Unfortunately, I hate those damn orange uniforms, they look too much like the Browns (our bitter rivals). The white jerseys are ok as long as they keep white pants with it.

posted by insomnyuk at 11:20 AM on April 26

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