Earlier this morning, Nike officially unveiled the Nike Elite 51 football uniforms for the 2012 NFL season at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn, New York. For the next five years, Nike will be the official uniform supplier for the NFL’s 32 teams with a “head-to-toe integrated system of dress.” In addition to the on field uniforms, Nike also unveiled the Elite 51 Sideline Collection, a series of innovative sportswear to transform the sidelines and “bringing back a level of sophistication not seen on the gridiron in years.” Nike President & CEO Mark Parker, Global Football, Baseball & Men’s Trainer GM Kris Aman, Football & Baseball Creative Director Todd Van Horne, Nike Brand President Charlie Denson and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell were all on hand for the unveiling. Select players from the league including Victor Cruz, Ndamukong Suh, Larry Fitzgerald, Brian Urlacher, Ben Roethlisberger, Champ Bailey, and Ray Rice were also on hand for the unveiling and interview sessions. Product for the 32 team uniforms is scheduled for pre-sale on April 15th onward on nikestore.com, NFLShop.com and individual team websites. Fans can buy jerseys starting April 26th via their team stores and starting April 27th at broader retail locations including Nike stores.
Presiden & CEO Nike, Inc. - Mark Parker
Global Football, Baseball & Men’s Trainer GM – Kris Aman
#80 New York Giants Wide Receiver – Victor Cruz