NFL to Tone Down the Pink, Play Up the Camo

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Yesterday afternoon . . . → Read More: NFL to Tone Down the Pink, Play Up the Camo

Monday Morning Uni Watch

The Chargers placed center Nick Hardwick on season-ending injured reserve last week. So quarterback Philip Rivers honored his batterymate yesterday by wearing his uniform number on the back of his helmet (see photo at right), which was the most interesting uni-related development from yesterday’s NFL action.

Here’s the rest of yesterday’s uniform news . . . → Read More: Monday Morning Uni Watch

Monday Morning Uni Watch

First, before we get started on football stuff: I have a new ESPN column today, about the uni-related issues currently swirling around Derek Jeter and the Yankees — look here.

Now then: The NFL season got underway in earnest yesterday. Among the uni-notable highlights:

• After going with blank nose bumpers in the . . . → Read More: Monday Morning Uni Watch

Friday Morning Uni Watch

Let the record show that the ball carrier on the first play from scrimmage in the 2014 NFL season was wearing (a) a SpeedFlex helmet and (b) a Hulk base-layer shirt. That would be Green Bay running back Eddie Lacy, shown at right.

Unfortunately, Lacy later left the game with a concussion — . . . → Read More: Friday Morning Uni Watch