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Category: Helmets

AFC Championship Game Features Unique Helmet Matchup

When it comes to NFL helmets, KC and the Ravens are in a category unto themselves.

Shiny Objects: Vancouver Canucks Test-Drive Chrome Blue Helmets

We interrupt our stream of MLB scoops for some intriguing NHL news.

Football’s Weirdest-Looking Facemask Is Getting a Makeover

The Riddell Axiom helmet, which has a very unusual mask design, will have a more conventional-looking mask option this fall.

Decoding Michigan’s Merit Decals Ahead of Tonight’s National Championship Game

While you’re waiting for the big game, here’s some good uni-related info to keep you busy.

White Christmas: Broncos to Wear Alternate Helmet on Sunday

It will be the second appearance this year for the white lid, which was added to the team’s wardrobe this season.

Black Panthers: Carolina Going With Black Helmets This Sunday

It will be the first appearance for the black lid this season.

Sharks Are Latest NHL Team to Wear Colored Helmets With White Uni

This has officially become a trend.

Are Matte Helmets About to Become an NHL Trend?

The Canucks are the latest team to set aside their glossy headgear.

The Bengals’ Odd History of Handwritten Helmet Messaging

For a few years in the late 1980s and early ’90s, helmet inscriptions were common in Cincy.

How Did the Detroit Lions’ New Helmet Look Last Night?

It was our first on-field look at Detroit’s alternate headgear.

Hundreds of NFL Players, Coaches to Wear International Flag Decals

The league’s annual celebration of international diversity is back for another round.

The Odd History of Facemask-Free Football Magazine Cover Photos

Longtime reader Kurt Rozek recently came across this 1977 copy of Pro! magazine with Bucs running back Ricky Bell on the cover. The uni-notable thing, of course, is that Bell wasn’t …

One, Two or Three (Possible) 1960s Denver Prototypes?!

In which long-time reader and contributor Leo Strawn takes a deep dive into Denver Bronco helmet prototypes

10-Year-Old Fan Ends Up With Bryce Harper’s Batting Helmet

A bad umpiring call leads to a very happy kid.

Browns Debut New White Helmet on Monday Night Football

It was a rare case of a team debuting a new uni element on the road.