We’ve known for some time now that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be wearing Color Rush uniforms during the 2016 season and just recently found out that would take place on Christmas night against the Baltimore Ravens. During halftime of the Steelers Friday night preseason loss to the Detroit Lions, team president Art Rooney II confirmed on KDKA-TV what the Nike uniforms will look like
“It will be something different,” said Rooney. “The first time we have worn black pants. It will be an all-black uniform with gold numbers. I think our fans will enjoy it. It’s something different. It’s going to be interesting to see how it goes.”
This really isn’t new news as it’s long been speculated that the Steelers Color Rush uniforms would indeed be all- black with gold numbers. At this point, the only real mystery is whether or not the helmets they will wear in that game will be their regular ones or ones with a matte-black finish and gold face mask that running back Le’Veon Bell was spotted autographing during an offseason signing event.
In addition to wearing Color Rush uniforms this year, the Steelers will also wear their 1934 throwback uniforms for the team’s October 9 contest vs. the New York Jets at Heinz Field. This will mark the fifth straight season those uniforms have been worn in at least one game.