Patriots make Color Rush uniform their new home uniform

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The Patriots are the latest team to unveil new uniforms for the 2020 season and their primary home look is a familiar one.

The Patriots introduced blue-on-blue uniforms as their Color Rush alternate jersey several years ago and they have now adopted them as their home uniform. There are tweaks to fonts for numbers and names, but the overall look is otherwise the same one that we’ve seen in recent years.

In addition to that change, the Patriots also unveiled a new road uniform that takes its cues from the home one. They will wear the same blue pants with a white jersey that has red and blue stripes on the shoulder that connect it to the red and white ones on the home jersey.

“As we started to think about the 2020 season and a new decade, we began to envision what we wanted our uniforms to reflect,” Kraft Sports and Entertainment CMO Jen Ferron said in a statement. “The success of the ‘Color Rush’ uniform that we’ve worn for the past couple of years had us thinking that we didn’t need to make real substantive changes, rather we could make modest changes to our home uniform and then use a complementary version with those same aesthetics for our away uniform.”

The Patriots’ announcement also suggested the team could bring back red throwback jerseys in the future if the league allows for a second helmet to be used during the season. If that’s the case, they’d bring back the “Pat Patriot” look for an alternate helmet.

36 responses to “Patriots make Color Rush uniform their new home uniform

  1. Love it. The blue on blue is always the best look. The Cardinals red/red is their best uniform. The Ravens black/black is their best uniform. Thats just a few examples, and I know a lot of people for some reason strongly dislike that look, but it is something I have been saying for years. The Patriots did wear navy pants/navy jerseys once or twice back in like 2003, not really sure why, and it was amazing. you can find it on google images. That was their best version of their last uniforms. Only thing I would tweak to the Patriots is get rid of the silver helmet. I would go with either navy helmets or white helmets. The silver just doesnt make sense in the red/white/blue color scheme, and it makes even less sense now that they dont have silver pants

  2. The uniform fashion police are not going to like this.

    Why a grown person would care about what uniforms look like is beyond me.

  3. This is the 2and team reporting the NFL is going to relax the 2nd helmet rule..the Bucs being the 1st. That will be great..the Patriots,Buccaneers,Eagles,Broncos and even the Redskins with the LETTER’R’can be taken out of the closet.

  4. New uniform, new quarterback, sane old Belichick, and same result. AFC Division Champs and a trip to the playoffs… Cue the haters

  5. The teams that changed their uniforms will have one thing in common: losing records.

  6. The Pats have had ugly uniforms since the change from the Red jerseys and the old logo snapping the ball. (yes, we all know the British wore redcoats. I don’t care, they were better looking uniforms.). The flag logo is horrible the blue & silver is horrible. The helmet silver with red face mask ugh. One of the worst helmets in the NFL, nothing is good about this mess.As far as the latest changes they are so slight it is hardly worth mentioning.

  7. I know people need to bash everything but to an earlier poster – we care because we care. I am not a Pats fan but I was curious as to what was coming. So I guess I have issues. Hmm.

    Do with they brought back that little dude though, same as I wish the Browns had the elf. Old School.

  8. ( . Y . )
    You are correct. The “amazing” quality of all same color jerseys is definitely an aesthetic “eye-of-the-beholder” thing.

    Personally I tend to strongly dislike them. Especially with really bold colors, like Red. The Contrast of White on the darker color always looks better to my eye.

    As for the Pats, I tend to like their previous to 93 era ones better. Although, ironically – at the time I thought they were ugly. But kind of dig them when they wear the throw backs with “PAT” the patriot on the helmets. So much more distinctive.

  9. The NE helmet logo looks like it belongs on a US Post Office delivery van. USA, USA!

  10. I realize its all about marketing new products for profit but lets be honest, new uniforms and logos for the most part are awful.

    Bring back the old Pats logo and unis.

  11. Not a Pats fan but I like the change. I think they look best with red jerseys and white helmets but this is OK.

  12. 2ruefan.

    I also liked those early 90s version of the uniforms. Based on thumbs up and thumbs down, as I predicted, the majority dont like the pants and shirts being the same. Thats fair, I dont have to like your preference and you dont have to like mine. Interestingly though, a vast majority of the people that are against “pants matching shirts”, are also the same people that like white pants/white shirts for the away uniforms. All personal preference.

    I had seen a mock up rendering of the uniforms on Fri afternoon, and it had the silver pants, I didnt like it. My personal preference, and clearly that makes no difference, but I’ll express it anyways, would be white helmet, Pat Patriot logo, blue over blue at home, white over white away (though I dont dislike the white over blue away). But I also strongly dislike many of the uniforms that are “most popular”. Uniforms I hate, in no particular order:
    Colts, Steelers, Browns, Colts, Rams, Packers. I suppose, the “classic traditional, timeless” look doesnt do it for me. Everything needs an update at some point. If your uniforms have been the same , or have been tweaked in such a minor way they still look like they are from the 60s, they probably suck. Looking at you Indy

  13. The NFL should lighten up on the uniform restrictions. If a team wants to tweak their unis every year, who cares? I don’t think any team is going to go full Oregon and go overboard. More variety is nice.

  14. Andy Dalton will look good in those once the Bengals draft Burrows and ship the “Red Rocket” to Foxborough for a 6th rounder. Bank on it!

  15. Whenever I play Patriots in Madden, I always switch to Navy on Navy look. It’s dope.

  16. It’s honestly amazing that the NFL doesn’t mandate teams change their jersey’s every year – think of all the merchandise sales that would come from that! NFL Owners and Goodell, do you even CARE about making ridiculous amounts of money in more absurd ways?

  17. The road uniforms look good, I don’t get this “color rush” stuff, maybe its a generational thing … not a fan of the color rush uniforms for every team. Pats had a great look with their red throwbacks and old logo.

  18. You forgot the Raiders’ uniforms. The most beautiful and iconic among all professional sports.

    ( . Y . ) says:
    April 20, 2020 at 10:31 am
    2ruefan.

    I also liked those early 90s version of the uniforms. Based on thumbs up and thumbs down, as I predicted, the majority dont like the pants and shirts being the same. Thats fair, I dont have to like your preference and you dont have to like mine. Interestingly though, a vast majority of the people that are against “pants matching shirts”, are also the same people that like white pants/white shirts for the away uniforms. All personal preference.

    I had seen a mock up rendering of the uniforms on Fri afternoon, and it had the silver pants, I didnt like it. My personal preference, and clearly that makes no difference, but I’ll express it anyways, would be white helmet, Pat Patriot logo, blue over blue at home, white over white away (though I dont dislike the white over blue away). But I also strongly dislike many of the uniforms that are “most popular”. Uniforms I hate, in no particular order:
    Colts, Steelers, Browns, Colts, Rams, Packers. I suppose, the “classic traditional, timeless” look doesnt do it for me. Everything needs an update at some point. If your uniforms have been the same , or have been tweaked in such a minor way they still look like they are from the 60s, they probably suck. Looking at you Indy

  19. Patriots color rush uniforms are ugly and silly looking.
    The clothes make the man, in this case.

  20. “Andy Dalton will look good in those once the Bengals draft Burrows and ship the “Red Rocket” to Foxborough for a 6th rounder. Bank on it!”

    Thankfully whenever someone on here uses the phrase “bank on it” they are invariably wrong.

    No one in Foxboro wants the Red BB Gun. Bill, the ownership, the players, coaches and fans here don’t like players that wilt in the brightest of spotlights the way Dalton does

  21. Wear silver pants for the home uniform, and it would be a good look (might even look good with the white jersey on the road). I just don’t like the one, solid color from head to toe.

  22. The best part of this change? They’ve ditched the ridiculous duct tape on the shoulders. The worst part? Should have gone back to the white helmets and great logo, and the red jerseys that totally pop on television.

  23. wreckdeutschland says:
    April 20, 2020 at 3:29 pm

    The best part of this change? They’ve ditched the ridiculous duct tape on the shoulders.////

    Excellent point, here I agree.Worst part they just didn’t use the throwback red uniforms and the white Pat helmets.

  24. Their Red uniform was the best and should be the regular.

    Unfortunately, this color rush is hideous and a cheap attempt at jazzing up sales now that one of the few talents anchoring an otherwise mediocre roster has left the building. Any fan that thinks will be business as usual with division titles every year or SB appearances every other year like the last two decades are deluding themselves.

    Some of those “fans” peddle hilarious lies like the Patriots having the “best” OL in the conference. An OL that ranked 25th in the league in yards per rushing attempt and 18th in the league in pass block win rate. Literally average in pass block and near bottom in rush block is “best” in the conference according to some self styled “experts”.

  25. Hopefully that helmet rule is toast for 2021. Bucco Bruce and Pat Patriot are eagerly awaiting their return.

  26. I think these uniforms look fine. The stripes on the tops of the shoulders have a bit of an old school look (sorta looks like Ole Miss), while the matching navy shirts/pants are are more modern.

    The last big change was actually ’93 when they drafted Bledsoe and were looking to generate more revenue (switch from Pat Patriot to Flying Evlis). Anyone remember those shirts from the first couple of years with the two shades of blue stripes on the front of the shirt and Evlis on top of the shoulders, and silver face masks? There was also a year after the first or second SB win where they actually had alternate jerseys that were silver— only the shade of silver was so light they looked just like the white unis.

    I don’t see a need to return to the old red unis with Pat Patriot, but if the league loosens the helmet rule and the Patriots could ware those 1-2 times per season I’d be all for it.

  27. Sorry but those large multi color stripes on the shoulders are ugly. Should have left well enough alone.

  28. Glad to see the throwbacks aren’t going to be their home uniforms!
    Team named the Patriots and they looked like “the Red Coats are coming!”

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