Over at ESPN, Uni Watch decided to rank every NFL team's uniforms. And the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, well, they don't do too well. Uni Watch ranks them 29th, ahead of only the Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals and Jacksonville Jaguars.
Having changed their uniforms just last year, it sometimes seems like they're the butt of every other Bucs joke.
It wasn't broken, but they fixed it anyway. The Bucs' 2014 makeover took a perfectly decent uniform set and mutated it into a bad joke. The pewter now looks too brown, the helmet logo is now too big, the wordmark on the sleeves feels like an arena league move, and the uniform numbers, as a few million people have noted, look like they belong on a digital clock. The one new element that works: the chrome face mask, but that's not enough to save this uniform set from the scrapheap.
I think a lot of Bucs fans share that opinion, but I'm not one of them. I actually like the new uniforms: I think they're more distinctive than the previous look, which had the unfortunate. Granted, the numbers can sometimes be unnecessarily hard to make out. But I don't think they're the disaster that people seem to feel they are.
But maybe that's just me, and my taste in uniforms is awful. I also happen to like the Jaguars' uniforms, after all.