Buzz Over New Nike-Created Washington Redskins Uniforms

6:43 PM, Apr 3, 2012   |    comments
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Brian Orakpo @rak98 tweeted this photo on Tuesday morning

WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- Nike has taken over as the NFL's official apparel maker for the next five years and unveiled the new uniforms around 11 a.m. Tuesday.

The unveiling generated lots of buzz about what the Redskins jerseys may look like this season. Some images were reportedly leaked online.

Whether those photos were the real deal or not was heavily debated Tuesday morning, but Washington Redskins Line Backer Brian Orakpo (@rak98) seemed to approve of the new Redskins uniform on Twitter before the unveiling.

He tweeted: "At the Nike NFL Launch Event the New Redskins uniform is sweet!!! Will have a pic for I guys later today!"

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The Seahawks were the first team to have their uniforms (including home, road and alternate versions) unveiled. The team posted photos of their uniforms on their website.

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Photos tweeted out on Thursday during the unveiling didn't seem to show drastic changes to the Redskins uniform.  Orakpo wore the uniform during the big reveal and then tweeted a picture of the cleats he was wearing.

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