Dallas Cowboys Home And Road Jersey History
Written by whoisdfjl on August 28, 2012
The Dallas Cowboys were one of the first NFL teams to primarily wear their white jersey at home, as it was an unofficial rule that teams wear their new nfl jerseyscolored jersey at home. This tradition was started in 1964 by Tex Schramm, who wanted fans to see a variety of opponents' colors at home games. Since then, a number of other teams have worn their white uniforms at home, including the Washington Redskins and Miami Dolphins.
Throughout the years, the Cowboys' blue jersey has been popularly viewed to be "jinxed" because the team often seemed to lose when they wore them. This curse purportedly became popular after the team lost nfl youth jerseys Nike Bears JerseySuper Bowl V, when they were forced to wear their colored jersey because they were the designated home team. However, the roots of the curse likely date back earlier to the end of the 1968 season when the blue-shirted Cowboys were upset badly by the Cleveland Browns in the divisional playoffs. That turned out to be Don Meredith's final game as a Cowboy. Dallas's lone victory in a conference championship or Super Bowl wearing the blue jerseys was in the 1978 NFC Championship game against the Los Angeles Rams authentic nfl jerseys.
Since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger, league rules were changed to allow the Super Bowl home team to pick their choice of jersey. Most of the time, Dallas will NBA Jerseys wear their blue jerseys when they visit Washington, Philadelphia (sometimes), Miami, or one of Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys On Sale the handful of other teams that traditionally wear their white jerseys at home during the first half of the season due to the hot climates in their respective cities. Occasionally wholesale authentic nfl jerseys opposing teams will wear their white jerseys at home to try to Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys On Sale invoke the curse, as when the Philadelphia Eagles hosted the Cowboys in the 1980 NFC Championship Game. The Washington Redskins, after wearing white exclusively in the '80s and '90s, including the 1982 NFC Championship Game (having gone 3-0 in them during the regular season, during CBS' pregame show, Jimmy "The Greek" Snyderactually invoked the blue jerseys in picking Dallas to win the game), have since 2002 occasionally reverted to using their burgundy jerseys for discount nfl jerseys second-half home games, but will still wear white against the Cowboys. Louis Rams chose to wear their white uniforms at home, began allowing teams to use an alternate jersey, the Cowboys' alternates have been primarily blue versions of past jerseys and the Cowboys have generally had success when wearing these blue alternates wholesale nfl jerseys.
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