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    As some here have implied, the horns ought to remain forever; they are the most revered part of the uniform. That is what makes us Rams. But I think they should be wider than our current look (see post #26 for reference); we are, afterall, BIGHORN Rams.

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    • #32
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      plus it's cool

      and makes complete sense with the mascot

      same with Bengal stripes


      • #33
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        Originally posted by RamDez View Post
        Oh, and ONE MORE THING. ;)
        did anyone go to the link in the article?

        read THIS and tell me what's wrong with it

        St. Louis Rams Uniform and Team History

        Please click on the evolution of the 4 9 e rs uniform poster above for a close-up version of the poster. The descriptions below give you some insight and background about the uniforms and/or eras depicted in the poster.
        First off, some idiot mentioned the whiners on the page - HOW CAN THEY CONFUSE THE WHINERS WITH THE RAMS?

        Second, the Cleveland Rams were NOT "AFL". They were "AAFL" - All American Football League.

        Third - the writer said the uniforms were red & BLUE.

        I am sure there is more errors - but those are the ones that stuck out.


        • #34
          Re: Rams pondering uniform changes ..

          helmets look fine though

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