3 Ways To Get Cheap NFL Authentic Jerseys

Find your cheap NFL authentic jerseys
The phrase, “cheap NFL authentic jerseys” is quite the oxymoron.

Yes, you can get a Nike Game jersey for “only” $100, but if you want something that’ll last for years without resorting to dry cleaning, it’s $150 for the Nike Limited.

And if you want authentic NFL jerseys just like the pros wear, the Nike Elite will cost you 300 bucks, which is about what you’d pay for this Ralph Lauren suit.

Pay now or pay later?

It’s prices like these that make the counterfeit jersey industry so big, because you can get cheap jerseys from China for as little as $20. But you get what you pay for.

So while you might luck out and get a well-made knockoff, there’s a good chance that you could end up with a garment that will fall apart after a few wash cycles.

The key to getting cheap NFL authentic jerseys?

Flexibility. And some luck, because if you’re fortunate enough, you could stumble across one on Ebay like this Nike Elite Tom Brady jersey that passes the authenticity test, at least from the photographs.

Otherwise, you may want to consider one of the following:

1. Buy the former jersey of a player that’s switched teams. Nothing says discount like an old player on a new team. This especially works if player trumps team - i.e., a player whose stature & reputation is more renowned than the teams he’s played for.

Here are 2 prime examples:

When is this not a good idea? Even though a Darrelle Revis Patriots Game Jersey is 55% cheaper than his current team’s version, as a Jets fan I can tell you that wearing any Patriots jersey to MetLife Stadium would be a huge mistake.

2. Get a youth jersey. Seriously. Youth jerseys cost about 25% less, and the differences between a youth XL and an adult large are quite are minimal, at least as far as chest measurements go. While the 1-3 inch difference in length makes this a limited option for most men, budget-conscious women should take advantage.

Boys youth sizes L & XL can accommodate most large women and are 21% cheaper, while girls L and XL youth jerseys fit most adult women that wear small or medium, and they cost 31% less.

  Youth Adult
Male Chest 39.5 42.5 35-37.5 37.5-41 41-44
Length 27 29 29 30 31
Female Chest 35 36.5 32.5-35.5 35.5-38 38-41
Length (Youth) Waist (Adult) 24.6 25 26-29 29-31.5 31.5-34.5

3. Other brands/older jerseys. There are 3 other brands of cheap NFL authentic jerseys that cost less than Nike, each with different price ranges and drawbacks.

  • Pro Line. These are essentially equivalent to the Nike Game jerseys, only without the Nike logos. They’re also equivalent in price, which on the surface, makes it a senseless option unless you have an aversion to the Nike logo. But NFLShop.com - which is the only place you can get these - frequently offers selected Pro Line jerseys at discounts of up to 70%.

  • Reebok. The official supplier of NFL jerseys before Nike. While Reebok no longer produces them, there’s a decent supply still in circulation on Amazon & Ebay and they’re considerably cheaper than Nike. The disadvantage, of course, is that your choice of player jerseys is limited to those that have been in the league prior to 2012.

    Here’s a win-win opportunity: get a Darrelle Revis New York Jets Reebok jersey for a mere 42 bucks Update: now $31.99 incl. shipping, 'cuz he's 76% the player he once was, at best.

    Find a Reebok jersey on Ebay and save big.

  • Mitchell & Ness. The vintage jersey makers offer replica & authentic NFL jerseys that are similar in both quality and price to the Nike Limited & Elite versions, respectively. The obvious drawback is that you can’t get jerseys of current players. And while they’re as pricey as Nike if you buy from their web site - just as with Reebok, you can find Mitchell & Ness jerseys on Ebay for considerably less.

And there you have it… so maybe you won’t end up with a LeSean McCoy Bills Nike jersey. Or a jersey of J.J. Watt or Odell Beckham Jr. Maybe it won’t be a Nike at all. Or perhaps it won’t fit you perfectly (does it ever?).

But what you’ll have is cheap NFL authentic jerseys - that’s right, we’re talking plural, because they may be cheap enough for you to get two, & they’ll last you for years to come.

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