The New England Patriots will wear their “Pat Patriot” throwback uniforms for the second time this season when they take on the Buffalo Bills on Thursday Night Football (8:15 p.m. ET on Amazon Prime).
The uniforms, which include red jerseys with white helmets and pants, made their long-awaited return in a 29-0 win over the Detroit Lions on Oct. 9. It had been almost 10 years since they were last worn due to the NFL’s one-helmet rule.
Just like they did in October, the Patriots have painted their original logo at the 50-yard line for tonight’s game in Foxboro. They’ve also added vintage wordmarks to the end zones and placed throwback signage in and around Gillette Stadium.
New England is 7-0 at home when wearing throwback uniforms since 1993, when the franchise scrapped “Pat Patriot” for its current “Flying Elvis” logo. That includes a one-point victory over the Bills on Monday Night Football in 2009.
Buffalo, meanwhile, will counter with all-white uniforms this evening. The Bills are 2-0 this season in this combination, with wins over the Baltimore Ravens and Kansas City Chiefs back on Oct. 2 and 16, respectively.
Photos courtesy of @Patriots on Twitter.