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NFL will allow alternate-colored helmets starting in 2022

That means the Broncos can use a second helmet with the alternate, throwback or Color Rush. Which logo should they use?

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Good morning, Broncos Country!

The new helmet rule is the best news in at least week. Perhaps a little longer, but you get the point.

We have definitely hit that point in the offseason.

In case you missed it, earlier this week the NFL announced that teams can wear alternate- color helmets in 2022.

As Pro Football Talk said on Thursday, “teams can pair the second helmet with alternate, throwback or Color Rush uniforms, so long as they follow all league policies on ensuring that all alternate helmets are properly fitted, and that all players are provided with sufficient opportunity to wear the alternate helmets in practice prior to wearing them in a game.”

That means the Denver Broncos can bring back the snot-rocket and light blue helmet. Though some in Broncos Country looked for the first iteration of the “horse logo” from 1962-66 and the buckin’ bronco. It was a uniform the Broncos paid tribute to in the 1994 season.

Some even went as far as to go with the horrendous brown and gold look. I’d be down for the first horse logo, but a hard no for the brown and gold.

At least for me, it’s all about the classic “D” and royal blue. I’ve even said I wouldn’t mind the Broncos going back to that look for the full time uniform and helmet. Think the Color Rush but with royal blue. I totally get that some want no part of that look given Denver went 0-for-4 in Super Bowls, but the uniform and helmet are not why those teams lost.

The fact the Broncos can bring back a different colored helmet is awesome news, regardless of the one the franchise picks.


Which alternate-colored helmet should the Broncos use?

This poll is closed

  • 85%
    Royal blue D
    (555 votes)
  • 11%
    Buckin’ Bronco
    (76 votes)
  • 2%
    Original Brown
    (19 votes)
650 votes total Vote Now

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