Say what you will about the NFL’s Color Rush uniforms? They’re garish. They’re loud. They hurt your eyes. All true. However, they are also back for yet another season. Yep, despite the Washington Redskins submitting a proposal to the NFL back in March that would have allowed teams to opt out of wearing the uniforms on Thursday Night Football they are not going anywhere just yet.
The only way a team can get out of wearing them is if the two teams’ uniforms are too similar. That or they just don’t have an actual Color Rush game on the schedule. Those two options ended up in nine teams not wearing the retina-melting gear for a game in 2016.
Here are the games where you might have to put on a pair of those eclipse-watching glasses in 2017…
Sept 7: Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots
Sept. 14: Houston Texans at Cincinnati Bengals
Sept. 21: Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers
Sept. 28: Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers
Oct. 5: New England Patriots at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Oct. 12: Philadelphia Eagles at Carolina Panthers
Oct. 19: Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders
Oct. 26: Miami Dolphins at Baltimore Ravens
Nov. 2: Buffalo Bills at New York Jets
Nov. 9: Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals
Nov. 16: Tennessee Titans at Pittsburgh Steelers
Nov. 23 (Thanksgiving): New York Giants at Washington Redskins
Nov. 30: Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys
Dec. 7: New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons
Dec. 14: Denver Broncos at Indianapolis Colts
The Detroit Lions will wear theirs on Dec. 16 since they don’t have a Thursday game.
And while the uniforms might be very hard on the eyes, the helmets are a whole other story because some of these are just dripping with sex. Here are some of the best…
Check out the rest right here (many teams have more than one option).
H/T AZ Central