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Artist explains how the Ravens were redesigned for Star Wars universe
Artist explains how the Ravens were redesigned for Star Wars universe

It took me a little longer to get back to this than I expected (if it makes you feel better, imagine my hyperdrive motivator was damaged), but after so many of you spent time this week reading about the Star Wars-themed redesign of NFL team helmets, I had to share my recent e-mail exchange with John Raya, the project's mastermind. Raya, an artist in Mexico, said he had the idea for his project after studying fans of the Oakland Raiders. "I saw fans of the Raiders, those who attend every game, and saw that among them there is a character dressed as Darth Vader," Raya wrote this week. "[He] has always been present as a member of the 'Raider Nation,' there...

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