We all know that, for the better part of their existence, the Minnesota Vikings have had some of the best uniforms in the National Football League. Even an “ugly” Vikings uniform looks better than most of the uniforms that the league currently has. At least, they do in my opinion, which is completely unbiased.
On Twitter earlier this week, wide receiver Stefon Diggs suggested that he wanted to see the Vikings go to a uniform combination that has been a bit of a dividing point for Vikings fans over the past few years.
@Vikings we need the purple jersey purple pants combo for 2018... please and thank you— DIGGS (@stefondiggs) June 20, 2018
Diggs wants to see more of the purple-on-purple look for the Vikings in 2018. Off the top of my head, I can’t remember the last time the Vikings went with the purple pants and the purple jerseys. It may have been their “Color Rush” game against the Dallas Cowboys back in 2016, and I’m sure that if I dug back through some of the pictures I might find one more recent. That’s the last one I remember, though.
There are many Vikings fans that, from what I’ve seen, don’t really care for the all-purple look, going so far as to call them the “Barney” uniforms after the (in)famous purple dinosaur. Personally, I sort of like it. After all, there are only two teams in the league that feature purple as one of their primary colors, the Vikings and the Baltimore Ravens, and it’s much more readily identified with the Vikings than it is with the Ravens. I wouldn’t mind it being featured a little more often.
What do you think? Should the Vikings go purple-on-purple a few times this year?
Do you agree with Stefon Diggs’ assertion that the Vikings need to feature the purple-on-purple uniforms more often?
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Yes, the all-purple look is pretty awesome
No, purple is cool, but there needs to be a contrast
What is your favorite Minnesota Vikings uniform combination?
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White jersey, purple pants
Purple jersey, white pants
Purple jersey, purple pants
White jersey, white pants