Classic Alternate Uniforms for Each Current NFL Club

Roman Uschak@@RomanUschakCorrespondent IMarch 13, 2015

Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Brandon Carr (39) breaks up a pass to Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin (19) during the first half of an NFL football game between the Dallas Cowboys and Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Oct. 11, 2009, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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Here's a non-slideshow look at an alternate or throwback uniform for each current NFL franchise. Some have popped up time and again in recent seasons, while others haven't been seen in years and may never be unveiled again.

Arizona Cardinals

The Cards added black jerseys to their wardrobe in 2010.

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Atlanta Falcons

The Falcons kept their red and gray trim while switching to black helmets in 1990.

7 Dec 1997:  Running back Jamal Anderson of the Atlanta Falcons moves the ball during a game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California.  The Falcons won the game, 14-3. Mandatory Credit: Harry How  /Allsport
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Baltimore Ravens

The Ravens started using an all-black alternate look in 2004.

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Buffalo Bills

The Bills wore navy-blue jerseys from 2002 to 2010.

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Carolina Panthers

The Panthers have worn blue jerseys on special occasions since 2002.

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Chicago Bears

The Bears have sported orange jerseys several times between 2004 and 2011.

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Cincinnati Bengals

The Bengals introduced orange jerseys in 2004 and kept them ever since.

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Cleveland Browns

The Browns' orange jersey lasted from 2002 to 2004.

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 19:  Running back William Green #31 of the Cleveland Browns is tackled by safety Terrence Kiel #48 of the San Diego Chargers on October 19, 2003 at Cleveland Browns Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. The Chargers defeated the Browns 26-20
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Dallas Cowboys

A double-star jersey was introduced in 1994 and last appeared in 2012.

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Denver Broncos

The Broncos went to this look in 1962 and brought it back in 1994.

18 Sep 1994:  Wide receiver Anthony Miller of the Denver Broncos runs with the ball during a game against the Los Angeles Raiders at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado.  The Raiders won the game, 48-16. Mandatory Credit: Mike Powell  /Allsport
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Detroit Lions

Black-trim-beget black jerseys in Motown from 2005 to 2007.

DETROIT - DECEMBER 09: Quarterback Jon Kitna #8 of the Detroit Lions hands off to teammate Kevin Jones #34 against the Dallas Cowboys on December 9, 2007 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
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Green Bay Packers

This 2010-2011 throwback hearkened back to the time before plastic helmet shells.

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Houston Texans

Red jerseys have been part of the Texans' wardrobe since their second season in 2003.

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Indianapolis Colts

The Colts donned these blue-helmeted 1950s throwbacks against Philadelphia in 2010.

Matt Slocum/Associated Press

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jags wore all-black uniforms with their original helmet starting in 2002. 

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Kansas City Chiefs

This homage to the AFL's Dallas Texans was worn in 2009.

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Miami Dolphins

Orange jerseys appeared from 2003 to 2010, including on Monday Night Football.

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Minnesota Vikings

The Viking used white facemasks and wide, yellow stripes from 1980 through 1984.

SAN FRANCISCO - DECEMBER 8:  Quarterback Wade Wilson #11 of the Minnesota Vikings looks to make a play during the game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on December 8, 1984 in San Francisco, California.  The 49ers won 51-7.  (Photo by Ge
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New England Patriots

The Pats' old-time white-helmet look came back in 2002 and from 2009 through 2012.

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New Orleans Saints

Gold numbers adorned the Saints' white jerseys from 1996 to 1998.

14 Sep 1997:  Running back Troy Davis of the New Orleans Saints moves the ball during a game against the San Francisco 49ers at 3Com Park in San Francisco, California.  The 49ers won the game, 33-7. Mandatory Credit: Todd Warshaw  /Allsport
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New York Giants

The Giants re-introduced a red third jersey in 2004 and kept it through 2007.

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New York Jets

The AFL's Titans of New York re-appeared from 2007 to 2009 and again in 2011.

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Oakland Raiders

Silver numbers and an old AFL patch on white jerseys were used in 2009.

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Philadelphia Eagles

The Eagles opened their 2010 campaign wearing this 1960 throwback.

Matt Slocum/Associated Press

Pittsburgh Steelers

The Steelers incorporated this bumblebee look in 2012.

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San Diego Chargers

The powder-blue jersey with numbers on white helmets came back in 1994.

SAN DIEGO - OCTOBER 9:  Running back Natrone Means #20 of the San Diego Chargers rushes for yards against Kansas City Chiefs defense during a game at Jack Murphy Stadium on October 9, 1994 in San Diego, California.  The Chargers won 20-6.  (Photo by Georg
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San Francisco 49ers

The 49ers began using black trim in 1994, including Super Bowl XXIX.

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St. Louis Rams

The yellow-horn scheme started in 1948, and returned in both 1973 and 2009.

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Seattle Seahawks

The original jerseys had no hawk head on the sleeves and were last worn in 1994.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The classic Creamsicle/Bucco Bruce look came back briefly, beginning in 2009.

TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 08:  Quarterback Josh Freeman #5 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hands the ball off against the Green Bay Packers during the game at Raymond James Stadium on November 8, 2009 in Tampa, Florida. The Buccaneers defeated the Packers 38-28.
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Tennessee Titans

This 2009 throwback uniform celebrated the AFL's Houston Oilers.

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Washington Redskins

A burgundy helmet with a spear logo and matching jerseys were used in 2002.


Chronological information from The Gridiron Uniform Database.


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