This past season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers finished in last place in the division. In 2014, the team will try to improve on a disappointing year with a new look.
On Monday, the organization revealed a new uniform. Tampa Bay had previously unveiled a different helmet and logo.
The NFL Nike Elite 51 Uniform combines the Buccaneers’ history with a modern design. In addition to the black and red of the team’s 2013 jerseys, the new uniform includes “Bay Orange” as a primary trim color. From 1976-1996, the Buccaneer’s jerseys were primarily orange.
"Today marks the culmination of more than two years of research and planning to bring the Tampa Bay Buccaneers into a new and exciting era of our history," said Buccaneers co-chairman Edward Glazer. "We worked closely with our partners at Nike to design a uniform that would set the standard for both design and functionality. The result is a sleek, modern design that honors our championship past while also establishing a new, bolder identity moving forward."
Pewter sleeves highlight the white jersey, which has been given a more lively shade of red. The reflective chrome border around the numbers gives the Buccaneers a unique look that is different from every other NFL uniform.
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The jerseys will be available for purchase on April 1, 2014. Fans can but the new merchandise at Buccaneers.com, Nike.com, and NFLShop.com.