August 27, 2012
The Seattle Seahawks have cut wide receiver Terrell Owens. Owens, a lock to one day be inducted in to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, used his Twitter account to inform fans that the Seahawks had formally released him from the team. Although this news does not come as a huge shock, it comes in the wake of the Seahawks unveiling new road uniforms.
In addition, the Seahawks announced today that rookie quarterback Russell Wilson will be the opening game starter. This announcement comes after a slew of pre-season games in which Wilson was given ample playing time with the first-team starters as well as the second-team backups. Despite signing former Packer's quarterback Matt Flynn to a multi-year contract worth about $20 million, Wilson, the team's second round selection in the 2012 draft will lead the Pete Carroll's Seahawk's offense on September 9th against the division rival Arizona Cardinals, in Arizona.
The Seahawks new road uniforms are simple, and easy on the eyes. The white jerseys have the prominent blue numbers in the center with a slight lime green outline that doesn’t draw the eye too much, but still adds a flare and reminder to the team’s overall color scheme. The road uniforms contrast with the new home uniforms that have a grey numbers situated within a blue background, and with the same lime green outline as the road jerseys.
Authentic Store Buzz: Pro League Authentics has announced a new sale. Currently, all MLB jerseys, including batting practice, on field, replica, and authentic jerseys are 25% off. This includes when you purchase the jersey in store or on the internet.
Authentically Speaking Trivia: In 2005, when the Colorado Rockies first introduced their black vests into their uniforms, what color undershirts did they wear with them?
Answer to come tomorrow.
Saturday's Answer: In Brooklyn through the 1937 season the Dodgers consistently wore uniforms with green outlines and green caps.
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