Saints wearing white jerseys, gold pants to close out the regular season

John Sigler
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Here’s a bit of a surprise: after initially announcing that they would use white jerseys and black pants in Week 17’s matchup with the Carolina Panthers, the New Orleans Saints have instead shared an update on the week’s uniform combo. They’ll still be wearing white away jerseys, but this time with gold trousers.

It’s the first time we’ve seen this look since the 2017 season. The gold pants last made an appearance in 2019 Week 2’s loss to the Los Angeles Rams (worn with black jerseys), but they haven’t been paired with white jerseys since 2017 Week 17’s loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

This white jerseys-gold pants combo has been one of the more popular sets used in the Sean Payton era, going back to 2006. The Saints have worn it 55 times in that span, but only won 31 of those games — a winning percentage of .564, the lowest of all seven uniform combinations used by New Orleans since 2006:

  1. White jerseys, white pants: 6-2 (.750)

  2. “Color Rush” alternates: 8-3 (.727)

  3. “Black and Gold” throwbacks: 2-1 (.667)

  4. Black jerseys, gold pants: 23-13 (.639)

  5. White jerseys, black pants: 41-25 (.621)

  6. Black jerseys, black pants: 45-29 (.608)

  7. White jerseys, gold pants: 31-24 (.564)

Maybe they can end the 2020 regular season on a high note and start to buck that narrative with a win at Carolina.

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