NFL draft 2012: New Era unveils the Redskins cap Robert Griffin III will wear


(Courtesy New Era)

New Era is now the official on-field cap designer for the NFL, and the company has passed on a sneak peek of what this year’s Redskins draft cap will look like.

Last year’s draft cap, made by Reebok and worn by Ryan Kerrigan, was a black cap with the Redskins logo in the center and burgundy and gold accents along the side and brim.

This year’s look features a burgundy cap with a white face and gold bill. “WASHINGTON” is stitched in bold burgundy across the front, over the top of a large team logo, which is stitched in shiny white threads.

New Era also has an all burgundy version of the cap, but Griffin will wear the cap pictured above.

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Mike Jones covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Post. When not writing about a Redskins development of some kind – which is rare – he can be found screaming and cheering at one of his kids’ softball, baseball, soccer or basketball games.

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