After shelving them for 10 seasons as a result of NFL’s one-helmet rule, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers formally reintroduced their creamsicle throwback uniforms on Wednesday morning.
The uniforms – which might be worn in opposition to the Detroit Lions on Oct. 15 (1 p.m. ET on FOX) – function a white helmet with Bucco Bruce decals on both sides, florescent orange jerseys with pink accents and white pants with a conventional striping sample.
“Our followers have waited a decade to see our gamers again in these traditional creamsicle jerseys, and we’re excited to rejoice our wealthy legacy once we debut these one-of-a-kind uniforms on Oct. fifteenth in opposition to the Detroit Lions,” chief operating officer Brian Ford said.
The Buccaneers donned this look from their inaugural season in 1976 until a rebrand in 1997, which included a pewter and pink shade scheme and a pirate flag for their primary logo. They notably went an NFL-worst 100-233-1 throughout that span, together with an notorious 0-26 begin.
Tampa Bay beforehand wore creamsicle throwback uniforms for one game every season from 2009-12 earlier than the NFL carried out the aforementioned one-helmet rule. The Buccaneers went 1-3 in these video games, with the lone win coming in opposition to the Inexperienced Bay Packers in 2009.
These uniforms featured screenprinted numbers and stripes on a mesh template, whereas the model that might be worn in 2023 and past has deal with twill numbers and nameplates and sewn-on stripes on Nike’s Vapor F.U.S.E. template, which is new to the league this season.
Along with the uniforms, that are full with orange socks which have the identical stripes because the sleeves, the Buccaneers will paint the sector at Raymond James Stadium with a throwback design and set up retro bunting to match their authentic dwelling, Tampa Stadium.