Vikings rumored to be changing uniforms; more than 60 percent in favor [POLL RESULTS]

Categories: Fashion, Vikings
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Rumor has it the Vikes might be switching from their current threads (right) to something more classic, maybe like Jim McMahon's early-'90s look?
ESPN thinks the Vikings' current uniform design is one of the ugliest in all of professional sports, and we'd have to agree. How is the current random-stripes-everywhere too-busy look in any way an improvement over the classic threads the Purple donned through 2005?

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So while it's just a rumor, it was good to read this morning that the Vikings are planning to introduce a new "retro" and "awesome" look next season.

From The Viking Age blog (link is in original post, though emphasis is mine):
File this under "completely unverified rumors." Sunday on a Dolphins site, a post was published about the alleged new Dolphins' logo. The blogger's source on this story was a friend of his who works for Nike and has seen some new logo and uniform designs. Most of the way down the post the writer drops in a line from his friend about the new uniforms for another NFL team. Quoting in full:

Other bits of information I got from my source is that the Dolphins will not have an orange jersey next year and that the Vikings new uniforms are retro and "awesome."
Yesterday, we asked you to weigh in on the rumor via a poll posing this question: "Are you in favor of the Vikings changing their look?" Here are the results:

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Graphic by Tatiana Craine


In sum, more than 60 percent of respondents would like to see the Vikes unveil new uniforms for the 2013 season. If it ain't broke -- as was the case with the Purple's threads in 2005 -- there's no need to fix it, but it appears that in this case, change is for the better (in the fashion department, at least). 
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24 comments
Mike Ciresi
Mike Ciresi

I would rather that they change states........

Eric Kiefer
Eric Kiefer

Everything about that Jim McMahon photo is perfect.

Melissa Summers
Melissa Summers

I wonder how much public money they're going to demand for the redesigned uniforms.

Mark Witte
Mark Witte

Image can not improve a crap team or management. Cant turn a pigs ass into a winning team.

Mark Witte
Mark Witte

Realy dont give a flying F. about the vikings or anyother pro sports.

Jeff Lawrence
Jeff Lawrence

I think they're fine, look at the FAIL the Steelers did.

Marcos Maiero
Marcos Maiero

Glad to see they'll finally be wearing the skirts I've suggested.

Ross Levine
Ross Levine

Never liked the newer uniforms. I think this change back to the old school ones is a great idea. Hopefully it isn't just a rumor.

Yuri_Nator
Yuri_Nator

@Mike Ciresi  People would rather see you not run for governor again.  

Yuri_Nator
Yuri_Nator

@Mark WitteWhat was the Vikings record this season? 

corellcleef
corellcleef

@Mark Witte 

Clearly you care a great deal, hence your two comments on the subject, assclown.

atv_rider_123
atv_rider_123

@Melissa Summers obviously you care enough to comment. 

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