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Buccaneers New Logo, Chrome Facemask Meant To Be Intimidating

Friday, 21 Feb 2014 09:58 AM

By Clyde Hughes

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers introduced a larger, meaner-looking and sharper image of its pirate flag on their new helmets that feature a revolutionary new chrome facemask. Both are meant to be intimidating.

The new helmet logo was shared to the team's fans on Twitter Thursday as well as the NFL Network.

"This is an exciting day for the entire Buccaneers organization as we begin the process of introducing our new look by revealing an enhanced logo and new helmet design," Buccaneers co-chairman Edward Glazer said in a statement on the team's website.

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"The logo is much larger and portrays a more intimidating presence, while the chrome facemask is the first used by an NFL team. This is the first alteration to our logo and helmet since the previous re-design 17 years ago and we believe it sets the stage for our transition into this new, exciting era of Buccaneers football," Glazer continued.

The helmet retains its trademark pewter color and includes a larger logo on each side along with the new chrome facemask, the website said. Tampa Bay All-Pro defensive lineman Gerald McCoy said the red on the flag in more vivid.

"Look at the more vibrant red," McCoy said on the NFL Network's "Total Access" show, according to the Tampa Bay Times. "But even more important, we want everybody to know the Bucs are coming. Look how big this flag is."

"The thing about this is it's very unique to the Bucs because nobody else is going to have this but the Bucs," McCoy added.

Glazer told the Tampa Bay Times that the helmet is part of overall uniform redesign, which will be revealed during a news conference on March 5 at One Buc Place.

"The aim of the project was to take the existing Bucs logo and update it with a new, refreshed, modernized approach, taking the toughness that was inherent in the existing mark and making it much louder," Glazer told the Times.

In a Los Angeles Times poll Friday, 56.5 percent of fans think the logo is "bolder and better," while 21 percent believe the logo is too big. Another 22.4 percent of voters in the pool said they are holding out to see the new uniforms.

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