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Category: Captaincy Designations

Super Bowl Recap: Whitworth Sets Patch Record, and More

Click to enlarge Good morning! As we speculated back on Friday, Rams offensive lineman Andrew Whitworth, winner of this season’s Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award on Thursday …

A Deep Dive on Blue Jackets Prototypes and Oddities

For all photos, click to enlarge Longtime Uni Watch reader/pal Teebz recently pointed me toward a website devoted to game-worn Blue Jackets jerseys. It’s run by a collector named Charles …

Urban Meyer Puts Stamp on Jags Uni with Silly Slogan

Click to enlarge Good morning! Are you ready for a big football day? Let’s start with this: The Jags yesterday announced that center Brandon Linder is the first player in …

Monday Morning Uni Watch, Divisional Playoff Edition

Click to enlarge Good morning! Greetings again from Florida, where the Tugboat Captain and I are spending a few days visiting her parents. An annual postseason ritual came into play …

‘C’ Stands for ‘Confusing’

Click to enlarge I went down a new rabbit hole yesterday. It began when the Bills announced that they’ll be wearing their white “standing buffalo” throwbacks this Sunday. They tweeted …

MLB Lettermen

A few weeks ago I did an ESPN column about NBA team captains who’ve worn a “C” on their jerseys. Today I want to turn our attention from the hardcourt …

Notes from All-Star Sunday

Embed from Getty Images Rare sight in yesterday’s NHL All-Star tourney, as Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, playing for the Atlantic Division, wore the captain’s “C” — something that’s normally not …

Absentee Weekend All-Star Report

Click to enlarge As you know, there are lots of rule changes for the Pro Bowl: no blitzing, no kickoffs, no rushing the punter or kicker, intentional grounding is legal, …

A Very Close Look at NFL Captaincy Patches

As we all know, Uni Watch readers like to “go deep” on certain uni-related topics. But some readers go deeper than others. A good example of that is this missive …

Attention Oversensitive Browns Fans: Your Team Isn’t the Only One I Have Issues With

For all photos, click to enlarge The 49ers have been my favorite NFL team for 45 years, which is longer than most of the people reading this have been alive. …

NBA Lettermen

Yesterday I Ticker-linked to this photo of former Trail Blazers forward Jerome Kersey, who passed away on Wednesday, and noted that he was among the relatively few NBA players to …

“C” Section

Now That the Preseason Is Over…

The NFL’s Nike-outfitted era gets under way for real tonight, as the Giants and Cowboys will face off at MetLife Giants Stadium. That means it’s time for my annual NFL …

Friday Morning Uni Watch

Not too many uni-notable details in last night’s NFL season opener. One thing, which nobody else seemed to notice or mention, was that the Packers did not wear a Super …

Dude, You’re Not in the Pros Quite Yet

You know what’s kinda weird? A college team wearing an NFL captaincy patch. All of Tulsa’s captains were wearing them in yesterday’s game against East Carolina — pretty sure that’s …