While the NFL’s free agency period is fun, providing every team in the league a reason to be hopeful about next season, there is a sobering reality about professional sports that comes through during this time of year. In the end, players are just interchangeable parts.
Loyalty, from either the teams or the athletes, doesn’t even enter into the equation. Being a part of the community doesn’t matter. Staying in one place for an entire career is a silly, utopian ideal. It’s all about the almighty dollar.
In the end, Jerry Seinfeld was right; sports fans really are rooting for laundry. They’re cheering for the jerseys that someone who might as well be anonymous has been asked to don on that particular day. The affinity lies with the team colors, not the players.
So on that note, it seems appropriate to rank NFL teams based on their laundry. If that’s truly what fans are rooting for, then it’s time to determine which franchise is providing the best option for loyalists to get behind.
With that in mind, the editors at cover32 rated each team’s uniform, from No. 1 to 32. To see the list, click here.