Tampa Bay Buccaneers Unveil New Helmet Design
By Space Coast Daily // February 21, 2014
Second Helmet Redesign in Team History
TAMPA BAY, FLORIDA — The second-oldest NFL franchise in the Sunshine State is getting a new look for its 2014 helmets.
On Thursday, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers unveiled a new helmet design featuring a larger flag with a skull and crossbones. Below is an excerpt from Buccaneers.com.
The Buccaneers’ new helmet will also feature a chrome face mask that is unique to professional football. It’s the first update of Tampa Bay’s look since the red-and-pewter uniforms replaced the original orange-and-white combination 17 years ago. The reveal on Thursday of the enhanced logo and helmet are a preview of a full uniform re-design that will be revealed on March 5 and put into action during the 2014 season.
“This is an exciting day for the entire Buccaneers organization as we begin the process of introducing our new look by revealing an enhanced logo and new helmet design,” said Buccaneers Co-Chairman Edward Glazer.
“The logo is much larger and portrays a more intimidating presence, while the chrome facemask is the first used by an NFL team. This is the first alteration to our logo and helmet since the previous re-design 17 years ago and we believe it sets the stage for our transition into this new, exciting era of Buccaneers football.”