|Seattle Seahawks Chartreuse Shoes.|
I switched to the Steelers-Jets game. Many of the Steelers wore yellow shoes. Yellow!
|Pittsburgh Steeler with yellow-trimmed shoes.|
|Detroit Lions Shoes trimmed in Honolulu blue - almost baby blue.|
What in the world is happening? Football players wearing pastel colored shoes. How long has this been going on? What are we doing to what once was the magnificent sport of football?
|Tiffany's socks - just a few examples.|
|Deidra Holland in pretty pink shoes with |
Two words you will never see in the same sentence are football and feminine. When I noticed Tiffany’s socks and Deidra’s shoes, I enjoyed the idea that women can do masculine things while retaining femininity.
|Pretty red and white.|
|Pretty red and black.|
|One shoe trimmed in blue, one an odd design...? I don't |
think this photo fits in this discussion but I couldn't resist.
|Football isn't about fashion or femininity. It is about getting down in the dirt.|
If you play football you're going to get your uniform dirty. You don't
see any pretty shoes in this photo, do you. (Somehow Tiffany's pretty
socks got in the photo...)
Then I see the Seahawks wearing pretty chartreuse shoes. And the Steelers wearing pretty yellow shoes. And the Lions wearing Honolulu blues shoes (almost baby-blue.) What! What is happening to football?
|These are really football shoes.|
I played in the years of black shoes, high-top for the linemen, low-cut for runners. The first face masked were single bars that offered feeble protection against someone stepping on your nose. But did provide a handy handle for someone who wants to grab you and whip you around a little before dropping you to the ground.
Pretty? No way.
What is this world coming to?