The football season is well under way and whether your team has been doing well or not, it’s been an interesting one to watch! Because of a new rule requiring players to wear the same helmet for every game of the season, the NFL has (by default) banned certain throwback uniforms that require a switch of the helmet. We rather enjoy the throwbacks, so we thought it would be fun to take a trip down memory lane. Here is our roundup of the the best, worst, and downright funniest NFL throwback jerseys and uniforms throughout history.
This looks more dangerous than protective. Not to mention it’s just plain scary.
Easily one of the best NFL throwbacks of all time. Fear the igloo.
So this wasn’t taken in 1929… but you get the picture. Discount double check?
You wonder if they ever considered calling themselves the Pittsburgh Bumble Bees. Some NFL throwback uniforms should just be thrown out.
Is it just us, or do those look more like hats than helmets?
Simple. Understated. Overextended?
The turquoise is iconic… and who wouldn’t want a pair of those socks?
We understand the ram horns on the helmet, but the sleeves? Questionable.
Does this picture make anyone else want a Creamsicle?
Wonder why there’s no decal on the helmet? Ask yourself, “what exactly IS a brown?”
Who was the genius that came up with the red, white, and blue color scheme?
As you can see, football uniforms have come a long way since helmets were optional… What’s your favorite throwback jersey? Let us know by commenting below.