After the team took the field at Paul Brown stadium, viewers almost immediately began to mock their uniforms, poking fun at the bright orange hue on Twitter. The jerseys were part of the NFL's Thursday Night Football "Color Rush," an initiative showcasing colors that are meant to pop on screen.
Some compared the uniforms to unattractive food items, including creamsicles and buffalo wings:
While others had great movie references up their sleeves:
There were some political jokes:
And even a few health warnings: