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The black and gold helmets got mixed reviews.

They feature a unique paint scheme (also designed by Nike) that fades from matte black in the front to gold in the back _ a two-tone look that’s uncommon in the NFL.

“It’s pretty dope,” Nwaneri said. “I didn’t know what to say when I saw it. I was shocked, like, `Whoa, this is really something.’ It’s unique, something that nobody else has, and the Jaguars are the first ones to use the matte and glossy finish and combination. I think that’s really going to be a pioneering thing. You’re going to see more teams in the NFL switch to something like this eventually. We’re really proud of it.”

The helmets didn’t get nearly as much love on social media sites.

“One thing I learned in the car business is it’s got to look good, but then it’s got to perform,” Khan said. “The helmets are going to look great with some mud and grass on them.”