Vikings To Unveil New Uniforms
By Travis West
On April 25, the Minnesota Vikings will unveil their brand new uniforms. vikingsuniforminsider.com has been asking fans to sign up and play along to unlock clues about the new uniforms. For example, connecting your Facebook account to the website will give you points to unlock the clues.
By now, more than a couple of clues have been revealed and with the debut of the uniforms just a week away, imaginations are running wild and the buzz has been mostly upbeat. From what has been shown, it looks like the team has decided to deepen the purple and gold, reminiscent of the jerseys of the 1960s and similar to the Baltimore Ravens' kits.
Another of the clues includes a reaction video by Jared Allen to the new helmets. In the promo, Allen walks into a room opens a box and, to his surprise, he is very impressed. Allen’s first words when he opens the box are, “Oh, those are pretty sweet.” Allen goes on to call the helmets “a good mix of old and new” and wraps up the video by giving credit to the designers.
Overall, the Vikings look like they are going to step into the new age of uniform culture. Changes have been drastic so far this off season for Viking fans, but with the uniforms on the way and a squeaky clean stadium just around the corner, a pleasant surprise is going to be well received.