Last season, the Green Bay Packers were able to avoid the "Color Rush" trend that the NFL pushed for its Thursday Night games. In 2015, the wearing of solid-color uniforms was optional for teams participating in Thursday games, and the Packers elected not to wear them when they played the Detroit Lions the week after Thanksgiving.
This year, they will not be so lucky - the league has mandated that teams wear these solid-color getups. Recently, a tweet has made the rounds showing what purports to be the breakdown of every Color Rush matchup in 2016. There is still skepticism about whether or not this breakdown is accurate, but it does imply that the league is expecting the packers to wear solid gold in week six:
These, AFAIK, is the official and final design color sheet for NFL Color Rush. pic.twitter.com/4otQMyv9xN— NFL Leaks (@NFL_Leaks) June 17, 2016
The question here is what color the Packers should wear. The only three realistic options, of course, are green, gold, and white. And since the Packers already have a green and a white jersey, the choice of gold is the only one that would allow the NFL to market merchandise in a new color.
The question becomes which color would be the best option? Few NFL teams have worn all-white uniforms; however, fans in Wisconsin should note that the Badgers traditionally dress in all-white on the road, and they look sharp doing so.
For gold, the best comparison we could look to is the St. Louis Rams’ all-gold unis from last year’s Color Rush game against the Buccaneers. Imagine the blue accents replaced with green and you have a decent idea of what the Packers might look like.
Finally, the all-green option would really only be likely if the white numbers were replaced with gold, in order to change the jersey formatting somehow for merchandising purposes. The Packers’ 1952 jerseys could provide some inspiration there, though the Packers would end up wearing green pants for the first time in recent memory.