The new Jets uniforms are acceptable

I have some issues with these new Jets uniforms but they aren’t bad in some sense. Their shade of green is great and that reflects very well on the helmets. My issue with this set is that the use of black just isn’t working for me.

Well, the black outline on the numbers doesn’t look bad but it isn’t necessary. What if the team didn’t include black at all in any part of their uniform? I feel that black isn’t necessary. If they didn’t have black, this mono-black uniform would be gone.

But the biggest issue I feel is the NEW YORK plastered on the front. This isn’t college football. We don’t need this. The Browns did the same thing and they instantly regretted it.

The wings on the shoulder and on the pants stripes are OK. Not great. But not bad. It just feels like this has a great potential and maybe the helmet is the only touchdown overall. It just feels like in 10 years, the Jets may have another uniform change.

Bills and Jets reveal ugly #ColorRush uniforms

We got a sneak of it last week. Now we’ve seen the first matchup. Gross.

I mean, look at this Gumby uniform! Don’t try to mask your shame with the chrome helmets.

NFL’s #ColorRush is coming and it’s a good idea executed poorly

The rumor during the offseason was that the NFL wanted some color vs. color uniform matchups during Thursday Night Football. It wasn’t clear whether or not teams would wear new uniforms for this occasion or just have teams wear what they have in their rotation.

During a commercial on Thursday Night Football, we got our answer. Check out the above video.

The idea is either to help merchandise sales or make Thursday Night Football seem like a special event. Either way, it doesn’t need to happen but it’s here. Color vs. color is nice and I want to see more if it in the NFL. But their approach to this isn’t the best.

Let’s break each matchup down in the order these games will be played.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! My top green uniforms

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I don’t know if you’re Irish, but if this day means something to you, then celebrate as you wish. Just be safe.

With people wearing green today, I like to go over my favorite green uniforms in the top major leagues in America.

MLB: There’s something about the simplicity of the green pullover with the city name on it. This was it for the A’s. It wasn’t even that popular of a design in terms of all the outrageous looks they had in the ’70s. But this look from 1982 sold me. Simple and classic. It’s a shame that the A’s are the only team in baseball today that wear a green jersey.

Then again, I am biased towards the A’s. But their balance of gold and green is a great complement to the entire set. I wish they could throw back to these beauties in the near future. That would be awesome. Here’s to wishful thinking.

(Side note, I like what the Mets wear during St. Paddy’s Day every spring.)

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Michael Vick to wear #8 for Jets because he’s a Steve Young fan

Michael Vick has decided not to try to take #7 away from Geno Smith and cause a Jets quarterback controversy. Instead, Vick announced on his Instagram that he will go with #8. According to TMZ, this is a tribute to Steve Young.

Young is a Hall of Famer who shares similar attributes to Vick. Both are lefty quarterbacks who are known to be very mobile. Even though Young is also known to be a very good passer, Vick is hoping that he can reach that level of consistency with his passing.

This isn’t new news for anyone who has followed Vick. Vick has worn #7 for the longest time (dating back to high school) but prior to that, he wore #8 when he was young. He has been a Steve Young fan for a long time. Check out this old video of Vick meeting and praising Young.

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PETA still publicly attacking Michael Vick

After Michael Vick’s incident with mistreating dogs years ago, the quarterback has gone to jail, sought forgiveness and since then has changed his life around and has been a model citizen.

With his second chance, Vick has been great on and off the field. He even wrote a great thank you letter to Philly fans after signing with the Jets. He’s matured.

PETA, however, doesn’t see it that way and they still hold Vick’s past against him.

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Darrelle Revis and Richard Sherman show us why Twitter was created

Why was Twitter created? For exchange of information of course.

Or as Richard Sherman and Darrelle Revis showed us Wednesday afternoon, it’s also their outlet to one up each other on who’s a better shutdown corner.

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Burning Mark Sanchez’s jersey is fine, but you do realize the jerseys you have are counterfeit knock-offs, right?

After Monday’s terrible performance, I don’t blame anyone who cheers for the Jets to be frustrated. What Mark Sanchez did on the field was downright awful.

It comes to no surprise that the decision to burn Sanchez’s jersey was an option. It is common for frustrated fans to burn a jersey of a player that they once followed and admired. But after this horrific season, the Jets and Sanchez are just plain terrible.

The video is cool and everything and this is the things fans do. The only problem is that you might think that these guys paid $80-$150 for these jerseys, thus making the burning more impactful. But in reality, they paid no more than $20 for each jersey.

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Instant classic football follies: Mark Sanchez

I don’t know how it happened and why it happened but I am glad it did happen.

This is blooper reel material for a lifetime. A comedy of errors in this game and the Jets, which had been pimped so hard by ESPN since training camp, is getting to look pretty bad.

And I bet ESPN will dedicate another hour on Sanchez tomorrow morning, another hour on Tebow’s ribs and lather, rinse and repeat.

NFL to use pink penalty flags — as suggested by 11-year-old fan — for Dolphins-Jets game on Sunday

This is an interesting development. Pink penalty flags for Breast Cancer Awareness month. After thinking about this for a bit, I wonder why this isn’t a permanent thing. Players wouldn’t over-pink their uniforms and the flags would be a subtle, but noticeable change. I am for it, although I don’t like having breast cancer awareness associated with intentional grounding. But I think it’s a pretty neat idea and we’ll see how it looks.

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Marlboro, NJ Boy Made Recommendation in Letter to Commissioner Goodell

Pink penalty flags will be used in Sunday’s Dolphins-Jets game — the final weekend of Breast Cancer Awareness month — at MetLife Stadium.

The idea was suggested by 11-year old Dante Cano of Marlboro, NJ, a fifth-grade student at Asher Holmes Elementary School, in a letter (right) to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

“My name is Dante Cano. I am 11 years old and I am from Marlboro, New Jersey. I wanted to know if you could use my idea of pink penalty flags in October for breast cancer awareness,” Dante wrote. “Please write back.”

Commissioner Goodell invited Dante and his family to MetLife Stadium where they will present the pink penalty flags (below) to the officials prior to the game.

“Dante had a great idea and I am looking forward to meeting with him on Sunday to…

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