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Category: Facemasks/Visors

Steelers Honor Harris, Plus Year-End Raffle Results!

The Steelers got almost everything right last night — but they skipped a simple uni-related move that would have been the cherry on top.

More Info on the Browns’ Possible Facemask Color Change

Slowly but surely, the situation is coming into focus.

Browns Exec Suggests White Facemask Could Become Permanent

Saturday’s change to white masks might not be just a one-off.

Browns Reviving White Facemasks for Saturday Tilt vs. Ravens

It will be Cleveland’s first first white-masked game in nearly two decades.

White Lines: KC Running Back Has Unique Visor Modification

Clyde Edwards-Helaire appears to be the only NFL player to have customized his helmet’s visor in a very specific way.

Charting the Evolution of NFL Facemask Colors

Click to enlarge What you see above is a spreadsheet showing the year-by-year facemask color progression for each NFL team since 1974, which is when the Chargers and KC became …

Met Marks Memorable Mask Milestone (Maybe)

For all photos, click to enlarge Good morning, and happy June! Hope everyone had a good holiday weekend. Now then: Only two weeks after taking a fastball to the face, …

The Basics of Football Facemask Design and Terminology

With the NFL draft coming up tomorrow night, I’ve been trying to feature football-related content this week. On Monday we had a deep analysis of the 49ers’ 75th-anniversary patch, and …

Which MLB Teams Are Wearing Team-Branded Masks?

Embed from Getty Images As MLB teams return to their home stadiums for preseason workouts, it’s been interesting, and sometimes jarring, to see some players wearing masks during their training …

Uni Watch DIY Project: Turning a Ballcap into a Mask

For all photos, click to enlarge [Editor’s Note: Today we have a guest entry from reader Ken Clark, who’s going to show us how he turned an MLB cap into …

Masked Mascots Lead the Way in Pandemic Messaging

Good morning! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where I’m happy to report that all three inhabitants continue to be healthy, safe, and mostly sane. I hope the same is true …

Hospital Workers to Suit Up in Official MLB Gear

Click to enlarge Nice story yesterday out of Pennsylvania, where Fanatics announced that they’ve stopped manufacturing MLB jerseys and are instead converting their operations to make hospital masks and gowns …

Brazilian Soccer Team Wears Masks to Protest Game Mandate

Click to enlarge Good morning! Although the world may be spinning out of control, Uni Watch is still here for you. I’ll have more to say about that a bit …

Is The C-Flap About to Become More the Rule Than the Exception?

Last year, just as the MLB season was getting started, I wrote an ESPN piece in which I said that the C-Flap faceguard extension was “poised for a breakout season,” …