The Los Angeles Rams have the right idea. They’re just approaching it wrong.
The team announced that they will be eliminating gold from their white pants and will introduce those new pants in a fan vote. Much like last season, they will go with the white jersey and white pants look at home for all of the 2017 season. In addition to this change, the Rams announced that they are eliminating the gold horns and replacing it with white horns. Fans can choose which face mask will be used.
With these changes, the Rams are evoking memories of their white and blue look from their first years in Los Angeles. I am for this change and I cannot wait for them to full adopt the design. However, due to NFL rules, teams cannot make any major changes to their jerseys unless five years have passed.
Remember when the Diamondbacks unveiled their new uniforms last offseason? We all hated it.
Then this offseason they announced changes to it because some of the design elements just didn’t work?
Well they no longer can salvage anything that can be salvageable. Two caps that were supposed to be part of the repackaged look have now been eliminated.
The gradient cap becomes the new primary. And based on this photo, the sold black cap and the solid red cap are no longer out of the rotation. Yes, seven caps was already a lot but the team removing these two caps means that the attempt at branding has reached its final failure.
The NBA unveiled their All-Star Game uniforms yesterday and it’s awful. Now, I know that the game was moved from Charlotte to New Orleans so maybe they had to come up with new uniforms for the game. Still, a slate gray vs a light gray uniform set? Come on!
I don’t like that these look like rec league uniforms. They don’t say EAST or WEST on either of them. They’re very generic. Adidas, for their final All-Star Game, has come out with a dud. Appropriate.
We still have the KIA logo and the Adidas logo. But no sleeves this time so good for them!
Tennessee Titans controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk speculated uniform changes for the Titans in the past on today she confirmed that those changes are coming in 2018. Adams assured that the Titans will not change their colors or their logos, meaning that the new uniforms will have minor updates.
With that in mind, minor updates must mean that the helmet shells will likely remain white. But red facemasks wouldn’t be a bad idea. The shoulder yokes could be removed and the number fonts could change. But other than that, I don’t speculate anything too much based on that. Their current set is distinct and has stood up pretty well for nearly 20 years.
This could mean that the Columbia light blue might be the primary home colors. But they might stick with navy. There’s a lot up in the air but with the limitations set for this new uniform, I expect this to potentially be a great move. Let’s see what happens next.
I get it. The Indians want to slowly separate their identity with Chief Wahoo. That logo was seen on the caps of the Indians for essentially their entire postseason run instead of an appearance of the block C cap.
But now the news has surfaced that the cap logo will not be seen as much.
Paul Hoynes of Cleveland.com spoke to the team’s clubhouse manager.
Clubhouse manager Tony Amato said the Indians won’t have an alternative jersey until 2018 after retiring the cream jerseys last season. They will, however, retain the red caps from the cream uniforms and wear them with their blue tops at home in 2017.
So with this news, this is what we are expecting next season.
Well, first of all, the video package they had couldn’t play during the reveal so that was a bummer since this is Las Vegas and putting on a good show is what the city is known for. The above is the video.
But anyway, it’s here!
What a relief! The Diamondbacks heard the complaints and are making some changes.
The number fonts on the front and the name on the back is much more legible now.
The pants stripes are actually at full length now. Additionally, the gradients on the pants are gone.
It’s a lot cleaner and it is not as horrible. It’s funny that they saw the computer design and thought it was good and a month into the season realized it was not god. I am glad they listened to the complaints.
What was an awful design has now been cleaned up to be a less awful design. Good job!