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Packers will reveal new alternate throwback jersey soon, says Mark Murphy

We've expected something for a while, but it's now confirmed that the yellow circles are going away.

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Do you love the throwback uniforms that the Green Bay Packers have worn for the past five years? Do you long for a day when you could barely read the numbers on the front of the jerseys and when players wore brown pants?

If so, then we have bad news for you - those uniforms are on their way out. The Green Bay Press-Gazette's Wes Hodkiewicz confirmed that with team CEO Mark Murphy at the NFL Meetings on Wednesday:

This comes as no big shock, as the Packers Pro Shop has had the Acme Packers gear on sale for a while now. Still, it's nice to finally have official confirmation from the head of the organization.

Of course, the question becomes what sort of throwback are we looking at? A replica of the uniforms worn in the 1940s (or the road version here) seems unlikely, as the Packers wore those in 1994. Perhaps the early-50s era uniforms, with the gold numbers on green jerseys, might make a comeback? Otherwise, the Packers' uniforms haven't changed much (aside from a few changes in sleeve and pants stripes) since the days of Vince Lombardi.

What do you think we'll see when the new uniform is announced?