NFL's 'Color Rush' Uniforms for Bills-Jets Were a Disaster for Colorblind People

Vanessa de Beaumont@@vanessadebeauContributor INovember 13, 2015

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For many viewers watching Thursday night's matchup between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets, focusing on the game rather than the "Color Rush," Christmas-meets-morphsuit uniforms the teams were wearing was a difficult task.

However, those with red/green colorblindness—about one in 12 men and one in 200 women in America—understandably took much greater issue.

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Looking at their perceived version of the game, it's easy to see why:

The NFL released a statement on the matter.

Color Rush unis will continue to grace screens everywhere through Dec. 17, but after this debacle, it's unlikely the holiday-esque colorway will be making a return.

Now, if only there were a way we could justify eliminating those Pittsburgh Steelers bumblebee throwback jerseys...

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