Those Jags uniforms look better than their current ones. The dolphins on the other hand should keep what they have.
OT: Dolphins and Jags introduce clowniforms
"Clowniforms"? They look pretty normal to me as far as uniforms go, and I actually think the Jags one looks great.
Is the topic of football uniforms getting really stale for anyone else?
It is not getting stale because it has never really mattered a lot to me in the first place (except Michigan's). What I don't get is why now it seems like every time a team comes out with a new uniform someone creates a board post that says 'LOOK HOW TERRIBLE THESE UNIFORMS ARE' and yet they are usually not that bad.
Yes. This. Not every new uniform is stupid. Not every team can keep the exact same uniforms for all of eternity. Criticizing every single uniform change makes fans look like the boy who cired wolf. Now when something truly terrible comes out (i.e. Adidas zubaz basketball), the complaints get brushed off as old people just being haterz.
Not really. Players change, etc, but the uniform is a constant element of fandom. If you have good memories of your team wearing a particular uniform, you're probably more likely to want to keep that uniform. In this case, nobody gives a shit about the Jags, so any change is welcome. The Dolphins have a past tradition of winning in a uniform that didn't change too much over the years, therefore folks might be reluctant to see changes to their gear.
yet retaining some of the elements of their Tradition. For some strange reason, though, when I saw that picture depicting those new unis,
it struck me as something I've seen before, reminding me of some other "New Traditionalists" of the past...
Personally I sort of like them
They're pretty simple looking, but I tend to find beauty in simplicity.
The Jaguars helmets, on the other hand, look like there was a mishap on the painting line. Like a 4th grader discovered the gradient tool in Photoshop.
I like both of the ones shown above, and I love the new Vikings uniforms, except for the font.
I guess I am the only one who likes them? They look pretty normal to me. Fins logo sucks but that has nothing to do with NIke.
No you are not. I like both of them. People on here are stuck in a time machine and hate any changes to uniforms, especially to traditional ones. Some of the changes do suck, but every time a team gets a new uniform, someone feels compelled to complain about it. Its getting old.
The Dolphins uniforms look pretty much the same as the old ones, with the exception of the more "modern" logo. Not a clowniform.
The Jags black uniform with teal shoulders looks pretty nice, imo. Shoulders look nice with the matching teal panel on the pants. The reverse, OTOH, with teal body and black shoulders, looks a bit clownish. The helmet, also, fading from black to gold, is kinda weird.
XFL / Arena League look to me. Too many new metallic colors. Would anyone over the age of 17 or with a high school degree wear these in public (the Jags especially)? I mean, looking on the bright side, wearing one of those would make anyone look younger. I guess the Jags are just reaching for any type of relevancy whatsoever... has there ever been a more useless team in a pro league? They're just so.... boring. Always a few games below .500, no tradition, boring city, no "identity" etc.
I always liked the Dolphins traditional colors... very Miami. They should stick with that, although the alternates aren't terrible.
Thanks Herm. Your advice on life's big issues is always so wonderful.
You don't have to thank me. I'm just making the world a better and brighter place.
But like you say, I dont know a lot about Jags/Dolphins tradition where I would be morally outraged.
I'm sure the all black Jags uniforms will be quite comfy under the hot Florida sun ...
This was my 1st thought when I saw them. Not like/dislike look of them, but whoever thinks all Black for a Florida home game is a good idea needs to be fired. (now on to the looks part...looks OK but I've never liked same color jersey & pants)
also, i love how nike shows these uniforms in high contrast bright ligthing in front of a black background, since football is usually played either in daylight or under really bright lights for tv.
They'll probably look a lot better without Nike's "I'm a fukkin warriorzz" presentation.
The Jags two tone helmet is kind of lame (unless that's just a trick of the light) but other than that I don't think they're that bad. Never been a big fan of most NFL uniforms to begin with and these don't seem too bad.
The Jags were stuck in the early 90's (teal... says it all) and the Dolphins were the last of the early 70's look (Pats, Broncos, and Bucs of recent years)
I actually really like what the Dolphins did... they kept the core look (blue with the dolphin on the helmet) and didn't completely re-do their brand (like the Broncos and Pats... albeit to a much better look).
And I always hated seeing that dolphin wearing a helmet
Jags numbers & names font is gross. I don't see the fascination in going away from the norm with the numbers and names.
The accents in the Dolphins jerseys are too subtle in my mind.Either be plain, or go bold. None of this in between junk that might be cool a foot away from the jersey. When you have accents on something that cannot be seen 10 feet away, then why did you put them there in the first place?
Get off of my lawn.....rabble rabble
both are an improvement.
Matte helmets only look good if there's no sticker. With a sticker, they just look cheap.
Not a big fan of the Dolphin's new uni's, but the Jag's actually don't look half bad.
I can't tell what the jerseys look like enough to hate them because of that black backdrop in the promo photos.
That is a clowniform.
Michigan wins that MSU game? Still clowniforms? I think not...
Then I guess we should wait and see how the Dolphins and Jags perform this year before making any conclusions on the new uniforms.
I don't care about either of these NFL teams or their uniforms. Jake Long is gone and Henne probably won't play ahead of Gabbert, even if he out plays is him camp.
-The "bumblebee" was sick, but since they lost that game everyone hates it. Period.
Yes. Forever and ever, yes. Clowniforms suck, win or lose.
Did UM's UTL uniforms suck?
UTL uniforms were different than the bumblebees. I think they still sucked, but even if someone else did like them it wouldn't prove your point.
I didn't say they were the same. But, wouldn't you agree they were both created from the same template (a combination of the history of past Michigan uniforms), and the away version of what will be the most beloved alternate uniform ever?
Yes, I would agree with both of those statements (although most beloved alternate uniform is not exactly a high bar at Michigan), but I still think you are wrong. The jersey's are terrible looking and people would feel that way regardless of whether we won or lost that game. Does it add to the negative feelings about the jersey's that we didn't win in them? Sure, but I don't think that is the determinative fact. Personally, I dislike them because the maize and blue stripes on the predominately white jersey look way too busy, especially when paired with the stripes on our helmets. I felt that the sugar bowl alternates were a much better version because there were fewer stripes on the shoulder, and the stripes were only blue (more similar to UTL, which only had maize stripes, not maize and white stripes).
TL;DR version: You are right in feeling that the loss to MSU exacerbates the negative feelings surrounding the bumblebees, but you are wrong to think that is the only reason people don't like them.
Tradition is something that takes time to build. It's not just given, it's earned. The jags are a relatively new team in the NFL. If the suits think they need to rebrand, then do it. They know a ton more than we do.
On that note, the new Jags uniforms are pretty cool. The Dolphins aren't bad, just not a fan of a dolphin on your helmet.
Have to seen the new Pelicans if the NBA?!?! Intimidating.
uniforms are upgrades. But I respect opposing opinions so I'm not going to downvote you.
Or you could be wrong
Soon we're going to see fur unis to represent the teams mascot. PETA will then protest football whilst drunks throw beer and mustard on them.
still an upgrade, but too much teal on the shoulders. I like the helmet much better than the prior version.
then, why, oh why, go so much more teal-y for the uniform? Perhaps they are flexible in their branding standards.
Also, this guy says hi and "Hey, my colors are grey and white!"
The Jags jersey looks fine, I'm just iffy about the helmet and don't really like it. It might grow on me though. Dolphins I don't really care for, so I'm indifferent. If I had to decide a helmet battle though I'd say Miami wins at this point.
Jacksonville needs all the attention they can get. Good for them
Put it on the pants, not the chest.
I like the Dolphins uni's better than that logo. I think it looks too much like clip art or something.
I think that that Dolphins should be the only team in pro sports to wear teal, and this is a pretty solid look for them.
I've always thought that the Jags black unis looked pretty plain, and this is too much too fast. That helmet will last half a season, max.
Who knew that WLAF and XFL uniforms were ahead of their time?
The Jags uni is fine, but exactly the same as the old one. But the helmet is potentialy pretty cool. The Miami uniorms look more or less the same too -- except that they pasted the old logo on up-side down on the helmets.
I actually really like the Jags new unis. Big improvement.
As a Dolphins fan, though, I'm torn on Miami's changes. I don't hate the new logo as much as other people, but I don't like that they have almost completely phased the orange out of the color scheme. I always liked the orange and teal look. Except for the orange jerseys. Those are painful.
When you can't win - you change coaches, uniforms and logos to keep people talking about you. Hopefully for them, they get the same results as the Broncos - but I don't see any Payton Manning level player signing with either.
Its not all that bad. The Jags uniforms kind of looks like a soccer uni. My thing is this is paving the way for NIKE to really screw things up in the future. I hope the NFL is really limiting on they can do. Being a Niners fan I really don't want to see the unis change at all. I love it, its history and it still looks better than anything I've seen changed in the NFL or in College.
they look fine.
Not so sure about the new dolphins logo, looks a little soft
at first I thought the middle jersey in the bottom picture was a Miami alternate & then I realized it is a Jags home jersey/alternate. I like that one for the Jags (wouldn't have made sense for Miami with all that black)
i like these uniforms
I actually really like the new Dolphins look, very clean and the new logo is even better. The Jags on the other hand... yikes. Too much stuff going on near the collar, too many colors, and the helmet.. come on now.
Nike, stop ruining the NFL.
... More black and a lot less teal. The Dolphins uni's and logo should be left alone...