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Philadelphia Eagles Contemplate Switching to Kelly Green Uniforms

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Timothy RappFeatured Columnist IVJanuary 10, 2017

Since the mid-1990s, the Philadelphia Eagles have worn midnight green uniforms, a more modern take on the color scheme and style of the kelly green jerseys from the team's past.

But now, it appears there is momentum to bring the kelly greens back. On Wednesday morning, Eagles president Don Smolenski talked about the possibility of a kelly green rebirth on the Angelo Cataldi & The Morning Team show, via CBS Philly:

We have talked about it and there are some rules with the NFL that provides some restrictions that we’re trying to work through, but that’s going to take some time. It’s there, and it’s something that we do talk about, but until some things change at the NFL level it’s going to provide restrictions for us. It is being talked about it, yes.

You can hear the interview here.

It's a tricky situation, however, which Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News expounded upon:

The Eagles last wore the kelly green throwbacks in 2010.

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