There are two issues with being a fan of the Seattle Seahawks, especially out here in Ohio. The first issue is currently being addressed effectively enough by the team, under the on-field
leadership of MVP candidate and future President of the United States, Russell Wilson. The second problem is the lack of decent merchandise. The NFL corporation—along with their
accomplice, the Nike corporation—has a strangle hold on this, so if you’re not one of the six preferred teams, your merchandise options are limited.
A perfect example of this can be found in iPhone cases and skins. Over at SkinIt, if you look at their NFL
licensed designs for iPhone 5, the Seahawks have 13 options, 7 of which have outdated colors or uniforms. The Steelers and Cowboys have 17 options. Some have even fewer than the Seahawks. So, what
do you do when you want to represent your team but stick it to the man at the same time? You get creative.
On Black Friday, the folks at Slickwraps ran a 50% off special, and I decided to take advantage of it (they’re running a
35% off special at press time if…