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Vicis in Crisis: Helmet Brand May Be Forced to Shut Down

About two years ago, I did a fairly in-depth and really interesting interview with Dave Marver, co-founder and CEO of Vicis, the Seattle-based helmet startup that caused a stir in early 2017 by debuting at the top of the NFL’s safety rankings, thanks in part to a softer, more deformable outer shell. At the . . . → Read More: Vicis in Crisis: Helmet Brand May Be Forced to Shut Down

Headwear Hero: Blaise D’Sylva’s Epic College Football Helmet Collection

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If you’ve been reading the college football section of the Ticker this fall (or if you follow me on Twitter), you’ve probably become accustomed to seeing the daily tweets from Blaise D’Sylva, who’s been celebrating college football’s 150th anniversary by documenting the history of NCAA helmets, in . . . → Read More: Headwear Hero: Blaise D’Sylva’s Epic College Football Helmet Collection

Be True to Your School: Giants, Cowboys Wear College Logos

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I came home last night from the movies (more on that in a bit) to learn that a surprise development was unfolding on Monday Night Football, as players on the Giants and Cowboys were celebrating the 150th anniversary of the first . . . → Read More: Be True to Your School: Giants, Cowboys Wear College Logos

A Close Look at NFL Helmet Bumpers

By now you probably know that there are three NFL teams — the Chiefs, Saints, and Washington — that have blank nose bumpers.

But of the remaining 29 teams, how many put a wordmark on the bumper? How many put their primary logo? And how many have blank rear bumpers?

Longtime Uni Watch reader/contributor . . . → Read More: A Close Look at NFL Helmet Bumpers