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Best and worst jerseys for a fan

I spent most of the 2012 NFL season visiting stadiums on game day. I learned a few things: 1. Tailgating has jumped to heights unimaginable only a few years ago; 2. The sport of Cornhole now ranks somewhere between the NHL and MLB in popularity; 3. Fans who go to NFL games wear their teams' colors.

That last one was especially striking. I grew up going to games populated by rabid fans, but barely half were in team colors. It simply wasn't a consideration.

These days, though, almost everyone is adorned from head to toe in team gear. And while it enhances the communal feeling, it does present one issue for those fans who like to stand out. When thousands of people choose to wear a team jersey, they tend to choose from the same handful of star players.

So let's figure this out. What is the best jersey for a fan to own? And what's the worst? Which will stand the test of time?

I, the Uniform Monitor, now present the answers for fans of all 32 teams...

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Dave Dameshek

NFL.com Analyst

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