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    Nike strikes uniform deal with NFL

    Nike to become NFL's uniform provider in 2012 - ESPN

    I'm looking forward to seeing what Nike does with NFL uniforms. They can't possibly do any worse than what Reebok did to the Falcons' uniforms...


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    Re: Nike strikes uniform deal with NFL

    Well I guess the steelers' jerseys are already done huh...


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    Re: Nike strikes uniform deal with NFL

    Go figure. I just bought 2 NFL jerseys this year.



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    Re: Nike strikes uniform deal with NFL

    good! nike gear>>>>>>>>>>reebok gear



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    Re: Nike strikes uniform deal with NFL

    Does Adidas sponser anyone? I like them better than nike.



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    Re: Nike strikes uniform deal with NFL

    Quote Originally Posted by HerkyKiller View Post
    Does Adidas sponser anyone? I like them better than nike.
    First. It's a league mandate, NFL teams don't get to choose their provider.

    Second. Adidas owns Reebok.



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    Re: Nike strikes uniform deal with NFL

    Yeah sponser wasnt the word I should have used. I dont like Reebok, but I do like Adidas....Reebok just seems like the cheaper Adidas.



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    Re: Nike strikes uniform deal with NFL

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    Go figure. I just bought 2 NFL jerseys this year.
    Will they change that much? I mean, I hope they don't. I'll be fine with them changing the modern-looking jerseys, but not my Packers jerseys .



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    Re: Nike strikes uniform deal with NFL

    Quote Originally Posted by jtd9046 View Post
    First. It's a league mandate, NFL teams don't get to choose their provider.

    Second. Adidas owns Reebok.
    Adidas does a ton of soccer stuff, so I'm guessing that's where they get most of their profit.



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    Re: Nike strikes uniform deal with NFL

    Quote Originally Posted by AlleyAddict View Post
    Will they change that much? I mean, I hope they don't. I'll be fine with them changing the modern-looking jerseys, but not my Packers jerseys .
    Not a huge deal for me. I'd rather them have new cool looking jerseys. Bought a Favre Vikings jersey for cheap on Ebay just to wear for the few games I'm going to this year and bought a Fred Jackson Bills Throwback jersey, since he went to Coe.



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    Re: Nike strikes uniform deal with NFL

    Quote Originally Posted by AlleyAddict View Post
    Will they change that much? I mean, I hope they don't. I'll be fine with them changing the modern-looking jerseys, but not my Packers jerseys .
    That's up to the teams, not Nike. Nike was the uniform provider for a few teams in the mid 90's and nothing extreme happened to the uniforms. This is the NFL not college, NFL teams aren't going to be wearing gimmicky uniforms like some schools do.



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    Re: Nike strikes uniform deal with NFL

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    Not a huge deal for me. I'd rather them have new cool looking jerseys. Bought a Favre Vikings jersey for cheap on Ebay just to wear for the few games I'm going to this year and bought a Fred Jackson Bills Throwback jersey, since he went to Coe.

    And because he plays for the Buffalo Bills right? RIGHT?



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    Re: Nike strikes uniform deal with NFL

    I bet jukebox is hoping for pro combat uni's for all 32 teams



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    Re: Nike strikes uniform deal with NFL

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    Re: Nike strikes uniform deal with NFL

    It will be interesting if the Appeals Courts decide that the NFL can't choose who makes their licensed gear.

    Issue: Whether NFLP, the NFL, and the teams functioned as a “single entity” when granting the company an exclusive headwear license and therefore could not violate Section 1 of the Sherman Act, 15 U.S.C. 1, which requires proof of collective action involving “separate entities.”



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