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Redskins And The Zubaz Fad

Replace the smartphone with a portable cassette player and you pretty much have the early 1990’s all over again.

For anyone that has perused through the sports pages of the Internet today, you’ve seen that the Detroit Tigersdonned some Zubaz outfits after a game last night.

As is the case with many fashion fads, it’s cool to rehash outfit ideas that died out years ago. While the Tigers may be getting all the press, the Washington Redskins have their own connection to the colorful outerwear.

Long before he was a sought after coordinator or an assistant for his brother in Tampa Bay, Redskins head coach Jay Gruden was a quarterback in the Arena Football League. It was there where fans concentrated both on his cannon arm and loud pants.

That leads to another point.

While the blue, silver and red are cool and all, burgundy and gold in Zubaz spread is so much better. I mean look at the duo above at the 1992 Pro Bowl.

And why stop at the waist?

If you’re feeling like this is the look for you (and you are), then head on over to the Redskins Team Store now where you can get Zubaz pants and a hat.

You’ll be the envy of every man, woman and child that sees you.

Redskins New Era 39THIRTY Zubaz Hat and Redskins Zubaz Pants

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ABOUT THE REDSKINS: Headquartered at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Virginia, and owned by Daniel Snyder, the historic Washington Redskins Football Club has won five World Championship titles including the 1937 and 1942 National Football League Championship games, as well as Super Bowls XVII, XXII and XXVI. Founded in 1932 as the Boston Braves in Massachusetts, the team changed its name to the Redskins in 1933 and relocated to Washington, D.C., in 1937. Since then, the team has become one of the most recognizable professional sports franchises in history, featuring multiple Hall of Fame coaches, 19 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame (with seven others who also were Redskins) and becoming the first team in the NFL with an official marching band and fight song, "Hail to the Redskins." The Redskins have been owned by Dan Snydersince 1999, and beginning in 1997, began playing their home games at FedExField in Landover, Md.