The Giants 2017 uniform schedule is set. Big Blue's Color Rush game is Week 14 against Dallas.
Get ready to fear the rush again in 2017 – the Color Rush, that is.
For the second straight season, the Giants will break out their Color Rush alternate jerseys, which the team will wear for their Week 14 home game against the Dallas Cowboys. It will be the first time fans at MetLife Stadium get to see the all-white uniforms and throwback 'GIANTS' helmet (Big Blue wore them on the road last season in Philadelphia).
The Color Rush concept debuted in 2015 during four "Thursday Night Football" matchups to commemorate 50 years of NFL games being broadcast in color. It was expanded to all 32 teams last season, and again featured opposing teams wearing one-color uniforms, intentionally designed to clash with their opponent.
Thursday night games have traditionally become Color Rush matchups, but the Giants only play once on Thursday this season, a Week 12 contest on Thanksgiving Day against the Redskins. Since the NFL did not designate the game for Color Rush, the Giants were free to choose when they wanted to wear the uniforms, so long as it was after Week 5. It will be the first time the Giants have worn the white tops at home since their 2000 home opener against the Cardinals.
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"After talking with ownership and [head coach Ben] McAdoo, it seemed to be let's do Color Rush for a game the fans are going to be excited for and amped up for," Giants equipment director Joe Skiba said. "That's definitely the Dallas home game. We wanted to wear them for a home game because last year we were on the road in Philadelphia. It's a homage to the 80s and giving it a modern slant."
The Giants' 2017 non-Color Rush uniforms will look similar to last season. Big Blue will wear blue jerseys with white pants for home games in the regular season. On the road, the Giants will continue to wear traditional gray pants paired with white jerseys, except for the season opener in Dallas and Week 4 in Tampa Bay, where they'll sport the blue jerseys.
You can order your Giants Color Rush jersey at the official team shop here.