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Date Posted: 16:08:12 09/15/16 Thu
Author: Nameless
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Subject: Color Rush helmets for 2016
In reply to: Nameless 's message, "National Football League: “Color Rush” helmets" on 18:33:40 11/12/15 Thu

The 2016 Color Rush uniforms have been unveiled by Nike earlier yesterday, and four teams are expected to have some helmet change on their Thursday night games:

The 10/13/16 matchup between Denver and San Diego will have two new helmets: Denver's is likely a navy shell, retro 1975-1996 logo and stripes (note the close placement of the decals), and blue mask: http://boards.sportslogos.net/uploads/monthly_2016_09/temp160912_colorrush_4--nfl_mezz_1280_1024.jpg.90b6cfbe2718bb7d70573848c7c55579.jpg

San Diego will have a white shell, plain yellow lightning bolt on both sides, and yellow mask: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CsPNs2FVYAA6hZc.jpg:large

On 12/22 against Philadelphia, the New York Giants will wear their 1980-1999 helmets (the ones with the underlined "GIANTS" on the side).

And finally tonight, the New York Jets will have a white facemask with the normal colored logos and stripes (not the shiny version from last year): http://boards.sportslogos.net/uploads/monthly_2016_09/57d7432d688ad_ScreenShot2016-09-12at8.05.51PM.thumb.png.f1fa79782e67e8861fd337c606aadebe.png
Their duel is against Buffalo again, and it will thankfully not be "colorblind rush" this time.

The remaining 28 teams should have their normal helmets.

Those were mockups only, but the dates included should serve as a heads-up to when the new helmets will appear.

Remember--Color Rush refers to jerseys, pants, and shoes the same color, not necessarily helmets. Also, this season all of the games that are a part of the Thursday Night Football package are also a part of Color Rush. So this means that the games that aren't on a Thursday but ARE a part of the TNF package will still get the Color Rush treatment. (This affects the Jets-Dolphins game on a Saturday, as well as a Steelers game for Christmas Day, for example. All affected games would be here: http://www.nfl.com/schedules/2016/TNF)

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[> Rams “Color Rush” helmets tonight... -- Nameless, 12:15:19 12/15/16 Thu (

...against Seattle will be the “1964-1972” helmets:


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[> [> Bills Color Rush tomorrow -- Nameless, 12:32:24 11/01/17 Wed (

Tomorrow's Color Rush game is the one that started this whole mess of uniforms, the Bills and the Jets. While New York will once again wear their chrome green mask variety, Buffalo's tweak is a white mask instead of their usual grey:


The Bills have stated in a tweet that they will go all-white for November 2, so at least we won't have the "colorblind rush" problem from last time.

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