The Washington Redskins Refused To Wear Their Color Rush Jerseys On Thursday Night

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The Washington Redskins apparently hate their Mustard Yellow color rush jerseys so much that they refused to wear during tonight’s Thursday Night Football game. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Redskins president Bruce Allen has been pushing back against the NFL’s color rush jerseys for the past year.

Via Richmond Times-Dispatch

Team president Bruce Allen has long been against the Color Rush jerseys, even going so far as to propose banning them at a league meeting earlier this year (the other owners weren’t on board). His reason? The uniforms are “garish.”

So far the Redskins have avoided wearing their alternate uniforms, which are a yellow color. Last year they played the Cowboys on Thanksgiving, which isn’t a Color Rush game. The year before, Color Rush was restricted to NFL Network Thursday games – the Redskins were on CBS.

The team eventually chose to wear the all burgundy jerseys on Thursday night instead of the mustard yellow.

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