Nike Honors Patriots with 'SB51 Comeback' Sneakers Made from Game Balls

Annette Crawford
October 21, 2017

If you've ever wondered what happens to a football after it's used in the Super Bowl, it looks like we now have our answer: They get torn apart and turned into shoes. The actual ball laces being used in place of regular shoe laces is a fantastic touch.

The unbelievable details include the laces from one of the game balls, the Super Bowl logo strategically placed on the toe box, and the Patriots logo on the heel.

Nike announced on Wednesday that the company has produced a special edition sneaker that was manufactured using footballs from Super Bowl LI.

Rubin is already practicing and should see some playing time backing up starters Grady Jarrett and Dontari Poe, but it's unknown if he will suit up for Sunday night's game against the New England Patriots at this time.


The back of the shoe features the Patriots logo, along with the date and location of the Super Bowl.

If Robert Kraft is looking to acquire another pair of Air Force 1's, the Patriots owner doesn't need to look far and wide.

Per Nike, the Patriots will auction off the sneakers and donate all proceeds to the Boys & Girls Club of Boston.

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