'Tis the season for Philadelphia Eagles, who unveiled an alternative black helmet on Friday. Of course, the helmet still dons the classic wings across the side and merely swaps the "midnight green" for a glossy black look. The specific games Philly will wear these new helmets will be announced at a later date.. The latest team set to sport a new look during the 2022 season is the
This is the first alternative helmet for the Eagles since 2010. This move -- and similar ones around the league -- comes after the NFL dissolved its "one shell rule." That mandate forced clubs -- in the spirit of player safety -- to wear one helmet throughout the year, eliminating the possibility for some teams to utilize their throwbacks, including the Eagles.
Earlier this offseason, Philadelphia announced that theyin 2023, which includes the Kelly green alternate helmet and matching jersey.
Meanwhile, the black look isn't foreign to Lincoln Financial Field as the team has swapped out their midnight green digs for black jerseys and pants dating back to 2003. Just last year, the club wore that getup and were undefeated while also beating their opponents (Giants and Saints) by double digits. Will these helmets bring that same stroke of luck? We'll soon find out.