Jaguars release new uniforms: best and worst new designs in the NFL (+video)

The Jacksonville Jaguars and three other teams have released new uniform designs in the past year – with mixed results. Here are the league's four new uniforms, subjectively ranked from worst to best. 

1. Seattle Seahawks

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NEW: Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson warms up prior to the start of a game against the San Francisco 49ers last year in Seattle.
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OLD: Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber, center, rushes between Seattle Seahawks linebacker Julian Peterson, left, and safety Deon Grant during the first quarter of an NFL football game in 2008 in Irving, Texas.

The Seahawks rolled out a drastic uniform redesign last spring, when Nike first obtained exclusive rights with the NFL. Major points for figuring out how to incorporate day-glo green in a sensible manner. There’s a lesson to be learned from the Seahawks: Day-glo green should be used sparingly, and solely with neutral colors (navy and gray, in this case).

The Seahawks also get high marks for committing to a complete overhaul, unlike the Dolphins or the Vikings. The only thing left over from their old look is the logo, and they were smart to keep it. The NFL, and sports in general, are overridden with predatory bird mascots, but the Seahawks logo is unique and nicely representative of their Pacific Northwest home. 

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