For decades, the Raiders have resisted the temptation to veer away from their traditional uniforms. The closest they’ve come is the 70s throwback style of uniform that offers a new take on their away jerseys in which the silver is inside the black on the numbers. But some fans would like to see them go the other direction; All-black.
One graphic designer put together a Raiders all-black uniform he’d like to see. He put Josh Jacobs in it and he approves:
Before everyone start bringing up tradition look at the last decade. It’s time we rewrite that mf
— Josh Jacobs (@iAM_JoshJacobs) April 8, 2021
The Raiders’ have never messed with their home black uniforms, which feature silver pants and grey numerals. But many have wanted to see the pants in black as well. This mockup takes it even further, making the numerals and the helmet black.
A nice touch here is the silver shield. That is a throwback for the Raiders, one they have brought back before, so it wouldn’t be a new thing. The black helmet would definitely be a new thing.
Who knows if the Raiders would ever do something like this. But it’s fun to see what it might look like. Josh Jacobs sure likes it.