Tuesday, January 22, 2013

2013 Pro Bowl Jersey Leak?

I have a pretty hard time caring about the Pro Bowl (which, based on the quality of play, really ought to be replaced by an awards banquet and a stack of free tickets to Hawaii), but at least the jerseys usually give us something to talk about.

Today, the Buccaneers' defensive tackle Gerald McCoy posted this photo of his Pro Bowl jersey:

That's shockingly old-school.

Looks an awful lot like the jerseys I remember from the 1970s and 1980s, such as this beauty from 1973:

Since 1993, the Pro Bowl has been where uniform manufacturers let their design teams run free:

Stuff that would never fly in the regular season is allowed to flourish in Hawaii.

And let's not forget this recent "winner":

This year, the Pro Bowl might be watchable. At least, the jerseys might be.

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