Found May 11, 2012 on thepigskinreport.com:
This year, Nike became the official uniform supplier of the NFL. You knew that there would be some major changes coming to some uniforms, after all, look at what Nike has done with the University of Oregon. On Thursday, the Redskins rolled out their 80th anniversary uniforms designed by the Swoosh. The unis are made to resemble the attire the team wore in 1937 from the patch of the shoulder to the helmet which is painted in such a way as to resemble as if the helmets are actually made of leather. The uniforms are designed in order to give players a better range of motion and include lightweight padding which is integrated directly into crucial “hit zones” in the base of the uniform. I haven’t made up my mind as to whether or not I like this new look for the Redskins throwback uniforms this season but as long as Nike is involved, be prepared for some radical changes to what you are used to. The last image, of the helmet, is via Sky Kerstein on Twitter. (@SkyKerstein)
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