If NFL Teams Played Hockey

Football season is now upon us. And even though I don't care about it, there are certainly a lot of people who do. So I thought today would be a good time to showcase a series that David Parkinson submitted way back in 2014. I came across it the other day and decided it was time to unleash it on the world.

David created hockey sweaters for all 32 NFL teams. He based each team's uniform on their biggest local hockey team. Some were NHL, others were in the minors. All are pretty interesting. Have any favorites?

For search purposes, I'm including the names of all 32 NFL teams at the bottom of this post. In the AFC East, we have the Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins, New York Jets, and New England Patriots. In the AFC North, it's the Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals, and Pittsburgh Steelers. In the AFC South, the Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars, Houston Texas, and Tennessee Titans. In the AFC West, there's the Denver Broncos, Los Angeles Chargers (San Diego at that time), Kansas City Chiefs, and Oakland Raiders.

Switching gears now, in the NFC East there's the Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants, and Washington Redskins. In the NFC North, we have the Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, and Minnesota Vikings. In the NFC South you find the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, and New Orleans Saints. And finally, the NFC West includes the San Francisco 49ers, Arizona Cardinals, Los Angeles Rams (St. Louis at that time), and the Seattle Seahawks.

Freaky Browns

If it's Friday, we're freaking out a bit. With the NFL season just around the corner, here's something fun from Jared Pozzobon. What if the Cleveland Browns were reimagined as a hockey team? The famously logo-less franchise might look a little something like this.

But for what it's worth, Jared wasn't the first one to ever execute this idea. It's worth pointing out what Brian Brideau created back in 2012. Jared submitted his in 2015. I enjoy them both.


Ice Bowl LI

As usual, the Super Bowl makes us wonder what certain NFL teams might look like in hockey sweaters. Brian Brideau handles the duties this year for the Patriots and Falcons.

Ice Bowl 50

Every year on Super Bowl Sunday you wonder what the NFL's top teams would look like if they had hockey sweaters. Or maybe you don't. But if you do, Alan Su has the answer. Now go enjoy your Super Bowl parties. Hockey will be here for you tomorrow.

Ice Bowl XLIX

Our Super Bowl tradition continues with a trio of concepts converting the opponents in today's big game to hockey teams. First up is this sharp set from Justin Nahhas.

Ryan Osborn couldn't decide between modern or throwback jerseys — so he sent both.

And Devin Durocher went full on retro with his entry. Which one is your favorite?

Now that you're in the football spirit, take a look back at our previous Super Bowl concepts in 2014 and 2013. And then there's my favorite NFL hockey concept of all time.