A while back, the NFL announced that Reebok would be replaced by Nike as the official manufacturer of NFL uniforms come 2012. In what is either one of the cleverest hoaxes of all-time or simply a mistake in reporting, one man's photo-shopped renditions of Nike's new Pro Combat Uniforms were so believable that numerous national media outlets reported them as the future threads of pro football!
While many people are angered over the hoax and or mix-up, I actually find it impressive that a mystery man's fictional renderings of football's future uniforms were authentic enough to create such a stir in the first place. The craftsmanship and realism of the uniforms is astounding. While some of the jerseys leave much to be desired, there are a handful that look worthy of one day walking on an NFL field.
A few possible avenues the creator may have used to create the fictional uniforms include the Madden 11 or 2010 Backbreaker uniform creator, Photoshop or a more advanced program such as 3-D Studio Max.
Below is a gallery of every uniform image I came across: