Nike and the NFL are approaching the halfway point in their estimated $4 billion deal that runs through the 2028 season. So let’s take some inventory.
We’ve got primary uniform sets. And alternates. And throwbacks. And so-called Color Rushes. And ones for home games. And ones for away games. In every shade of color imaginable, thousands of combinations in all.
Yet while these (too) many options have enhanced the bottom line — really, that’s all that matters, right, Junior? — it's surprising just how little they’ve done from an aesthetic standpoint. By our count, barely half the league passes muster.
What’s more, the vast majority of best-dressed teams have changed little over the years. Most of the others seem to be confused, if not downright desperate to find an identity.
Here’s how the uniform sets rank for every NFL team. Now you be the judge.