Arizona Cardinals fans plead for new uniforms in 2021-22 season: 'This would do wonders'

Jeremy Cluff
Arizona Republic
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Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray recently rekindled new Arizona Cardinals uniform talk when he posted a mockup of some uniforms for the Cardinals on his Instagram story.

It reignited the call for new uniforms for the team from many fans, who have been clamoring for the team to update its look for years.

Cardinals fans took to social media with many of them pleading for the franchise to get new uniforms.

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In an azcentral sports poll asking if the Cardinals needed new uniforms, 91% of voters voted "Yes" with just 9% voting "No."

That's pretty decisive, even if it is an unscientific poll.

The team hasn't unveiled a new primary look since 2005.

According to fans, 2021 would be a perfect time to change that.

Here are some fans' comments on the Cardinals' need for new uniforms in the 2021-22 season:

Keith Newman (on Facebook): "Cards need a new helmet so bad! The white ones have looked awful for decades. A black or red helmet would look amazing!"

Howard Tikka (on Facebook):  "Yes! It’s past time for a new look! It’s been a decade since the last change!"

Rickey Cline (on Facebook): "YES!!!! GET RID OF THOSE POP WARNER HELMETS!!!"

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Murray's Instagram post was just his latest attempt to try to persuade the Cardinals to get new uniforms.

Just over a year ago, he was caught commenting about his team's uniforms on his Twitch livestream.

“No, I don’t like our uniforms,” Murray said. “They’re outdated.”

In 2019, one uniform expert said the Cardinals have the worst uniform in the NFL.

USA TODAY Sports ranked them 30th in the NFL at that time (there are 32 teams).

Nate Davis wrote at the time:  "They've contracted Buffalo syndrome, dabbling way too much. Do yourself a favor, Cards, and go back to the Pat Tillman editions featuring the state flag on the shoulders."

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It's (past) time for the Arizona Cardinals to get new uniforms. Quarterback Kyler Murray would agree.

In response to Murray's Instagram story, Fansided's Aarron Van Buren wrote that the Cardinals need to listen to their quarterback.

"If your starting quarterback is sharing these pictures and basically telling you to change your uniforms, you change your uniforms," he wrote. "Of course as of this writing Fitzgerald is not coming back yet, but the jerseys can be seen above. They are basically the 90’s away jerseys minus the blue stripe around the sleeves to match the state flag. Even the old Cardinal logo that seems twice as big to the current one comes back.  Murray is choosing to listen to the fans calling, and they’re loving it. For those who say that a fans can’t make a change in a franchise, then I will present them with this ongoing development and rest my case. Get it done, Cardinals."

Last month, however, a tweet from the team's official account said: "C'mon, you should know by now that we can't get you new uniforms or sign the players from your fantasy football team …"

Arizona Cardinals fans and the team's own quarterback are pleading for new uniforms.

It's a move that would make the vast majority of fans very happy and sell merchandise as well.

So we ask, why can't you get new uniforms, Arizona Cardinals?

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