Behold: The First Position-Specific Football Helmet

We’re all familiar with the different facemask styles that are common for various football positions. But now Vicis is releasing something new — not just a position-specific facemask, but a position-specific helmet, which may redefine the look of the sport.

You may be asking yourself, “Wait a minute — didn’t Vicis go bust a . . . → Read More: Behold: The First Position-Specific Football Helmet

Chrome Domes: Golden Knights Debut Gold Helmets

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Surprise development last night in Las Vegas, as the Golden Knights came out in metallic gold helmets — a move that, to my knowledge, was not announced in advance.

There’s some precedent for metallic NHL helmets. A year ago (almost to the day!), the Kings . . . → Read More: Chrome Domes: Golden Knights Debut Gold Helmets

New Website Aims to Be the Last Word on Helmet History

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By now, most of you folks are probably familiar with the major uniform history online databases — Dressed to the Nines for MLB, NHLuniforms.com for the NHL, the Gridiron Uniform Database for pro football, and so on.

Another football resource is The Helmet Project, which documents . . . → Read More: New Website Aims to Be the Last Word on Helmet History

A Deep Dive on NFL Rear-Helmet Numbers

If you look at the photos above, you can see that the Browns’ 2020 uniform makeover included an unheralded change that I don’t think we’ve discussed before: Prior to the redesign, they put all of their rear helmet uni numbers, whether single-digit or double-digit, to the left of the stripe; after the redesign, they . . . → Read More: A Deep Dive on NFL Rear-Helmet Numbers