One of the biggest offseason moves in the NFL was a billion-dollar deal that affected every franchise. The league switched to Nike as its uniform supplier after 10 years with Reebok, and the new line made its debut as the regular season got underway.

Generally speaking, with the Seattle Seahawks being the notable exception, most of Nike's changes were under-the-hood stuff: Staying cool, keeping dry, feeling comfortable, etc.

Perhaps the most noticeable wrinkle was the addition of designs around the collar, on the sides and in the back.

But much of Nike's media push has focused on the functionality, and that includes the use of roughly a dozen different fabrics on a single uniform to maximize ventilation, durability and comfort.

"Designed and engineered from the inside out, the new uniform focuses on creating a system where the baselayer, padding, jersey and pant work in concert," Nike notes in its press release.

Of course, advances in technology come with unintended consequences or unfortunate byproducts -- or both, if you happened to be watching the Lions-Rams game Sunday. Check out the multi-fabric concept in jarring reality, courtesy of Detroit left tackle Jeff Backus:

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Who would've figured that Fashion Week in New York would be such an attraction for star guards of the NBA?

Well, Rajon Rondo of the Celtics and Dwyane Wade of the Heat are getting in on the action.

GQ just issued a press release and posted a story to its website to announce that Rondo is joining the magazine as an intern.

"I love the set-up so far and I'm having fun," Rondo said in the release. "I'm still a rookie at this. I'm humble. Anything GQ needs me to do -- getting coffee -- I'll do. In my position, I haven't done things like this in my entire life. It’s fun doing what I do, but it’s nice getting the flipside of that 9 to 5."

Wade is promoting his memoir "A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball" and said that his book tour being in New York at the same time as Fashion Week is strictly a coincidence.

Not that he minds.

"It just worked out that way," Wade told Esquire. "But this is kinda the perfect time for me. To get out here. To launch my book, and then, to get a little fashion in."

Wade has been recognized in various "Best Dressed" features from GQ, Esquire and Sports Illustrated, and last year he did a memorable photo shoot for VMAN magazine.

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