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2021-03-08 3:59:59 PM  
"Leaked via eBay?"

Certainly, there's no way these aren't actually real, authentic merchandise. Not on eBay...
 
2021-03-08 7:45:25 PM  

Eric Shun: "Leaked via eBay?"

Certainly, there's no way these aren't actually real, authentic merchandise. Not on eBay...


Some Chinese textile company got that as a reference image, I'm guessing.
 
2021-03-08 7:50:10 PM  
There will never be uniforms as hideous as the Steelers "bumblebee" throwback unis.
 
2021-03-08 7:53:10 PM  
So FWIW, nobody here in Cincinnati seems to really know one way or the other if these are legit. The Bengals have yet to officially comment on them one way or the other, and none of the beat writers here have really chimed in either. The only guy I've really seen go "all in" on these being legit is Joe Goodberry, who claims this matches up to what he was told about the new uniforms... but I'm not sure how in the loop he really is these days so who knows.

The leaked eBay pictures look bad, but some folks on Twitter have been putting together mock-ups of what they will actually look like on the players and they don't look quite as bad. We'll see, I guess.
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2021-03-08 7:55:57 PM  
They look like a bad counterfeit you would find at a flea market.
 
2021-03-08 8:01:02 PM  
Here's a mockup of the orange.
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We haven't seen the whites yet (if these are the real deal).
 
2021-03-08 8:09:22 PM  

Stud Gerbil: There will never be uniforms as hideous as the Steelers "bumblebee" throwback unis.


Challengers appears:
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2007 Eagles throwback (based on the 1932 uniforms)
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1950's Bears throwback (based on the 1925 uniform).
However, you are not wrong.
 
2021-03-08 8:11:06 PM  
They also place a smooth Paul Brown signature on the interior of the collar.

Confirmed, they're hideous and deserve to be burned.
 
2021-03-08 8:11:54 PM  

EyeballKid: They also place a smooth Paul Brown signature on the interior of the collar.

Confirmed, they're hideous and deserve to be burned.


Never mind, thought it said Mike Brown.
 
2021-03-08 8:43:50 PM  
Still better than:

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2021-03-08 9:00:49 PM  

ZMugg: Stud Gerbil: There will never be uniforms as hideous as the Steelers "bumblebee" throwback unis.

Challengers appears:
[athlonsports.com image 400x600]
2007 Eagles throwback (based on the 1932 uniforms)
[athlonsports.com image 400x600]
1950's Bears throwback (based on the 1925 uniform).
However, you are not wrong.


Yeesh. The Bears look like they should be guards at the Vatican.
 
2021-03-08 9:24:40 PM  
When's the last time a football jersey had sleeves?
 
2021-03-08 9:39:10 PM  

pc_gator: Still better than:

[s3media.247sports.com image 620x320]


I used to have a digital camera that took pictures that came out like that when the battery was sufficiently low.

/It was so old it ran on AA batteries
 
2021-03-08 10:15:55 PM  

Stud Gerbil: There will never be uniforms as hideous as the Steelers "bumblebee" throwback unis.


Not like the Astros didn't try.

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2021-03-08 10:40:51 PM  
Pretty simple design.
 
2021-03-08 10:58:15 PM  

ZMugg: Stud Gerbil: There will never be uniforms as hideous as the Steelers "bumblebee" throwback unis.

Challengers appears:
[athlonsports.com image 400x600]
2007 Eagles throwback (based on the 1932 uniforms)
[athlonsports.com image 400x600]
1950's Bears throwback (based on the 1925 uniform).
However, you are not wrong.


What's up with the weird stripes?
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2021-03-08 11:24:32 PM  

ChrisDe: When's the last time a football jersey had sleeves?


Today?

They have sleeves. Some players just tuck them up under their shoulder pads.
 
2021-03-08 11:34:26 PM  

Mikey1969: ChrisDe: When's the last time a football jersey had sleeves?

Today?

They have sleeves. Some players just tuck them up under their shoulder pads.


I remember Steelers DT Kimo von Oelhoffen beeing interviewed, saying he used to custom tailor his own sleeves. He'd tighten them up so O-linemen had nothing to grab onto.
 
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