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Nike Unveils New NFL Uniforms Today

April 3, 2012

Football

As Reebok’s 10-year contract expired with the NFL yesterday, Nike has grabbed the reigns of NFL Apparel including uniforms for the next 5 years. While most of the uniforms will not change much from a design factor,  from statements throughout the league the changes will be more of a fabric and material change.

According to Nike the “Elite 51” jersey’s key features are..

  • LIGHTER – The Nike jersey and pant, wet or dry are lighter than previous versions
  • FLYWIRE TECHNOLOGY – Eliminates layers, reduces weight, and provides lockdown fit
  • ZONED MESH VENTILATION – Provides cooling zones for optimal thermoregulation
  • ZONED STRENGTH  High tenacity, stretch material, for lightweight lockdown strength.
  • CUT FOR MOBILITY – Fourway stretch, hydrophobic materials enable range of motion wet or dry.
  • STRETCH TWILL NUMBERS – Four-way stretch even on numbering system
  • CUSTOMIZABLE BASELAYER PADDING – Nike Pro Hyperstrong baselayer with integrated lightweight, Deflex padding offering customizable flexible protection.
  • DEFLEX PADDING – Lightweight, flexible impact protection integrated into top “hit zone” areas
  • ALUMINUM D-RING BELT – Aircraft-grade aluminum D-ring belt reduces weight.

It seems the Seattle Seahawks have made the biggest splash in terms of changing their uniform designs. Here take a look..

While the design is not University of Oregon-esque, it definitely is untraditional in terms of NFL Jerseys. Nike is set to announce the full changes to all 32 NFL teams today, and The Farm Club will be keeping tabs on announcements throughout the day. Stay tuned for live coverage of the unveilings!

Update: 4/3/2012 1:50 pm EST: More updates!

Video from Nike released last night…

 

 

All 32 NFL Teams donning their new uniforms, courtesy of the NFL.

New collar design is the only noticeable difference in the 2012 Lion's uniform, from the Detroit Free Press

A ton of buzz is being generated about the Titan's new jerseys, here is a look. Image Courtesy of Nike.

From the 49er’s Official Twitter.

The Miami Dolphin’s on the changes to the AFC East.

From the Houston Texan’s Official Twitter.

Jonathan Stewart of the Carolina Panthers unveils the Kansas City Chief’s Jerseys.

Minnesota Vikings close-up of the collar.

Brian Orakpo on the Washington Redskin’s new cleats

NFL Slideshow of Nike’s unveilings, ironically sponsored by Under Armour…

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