New Jersey Number Rule Expected from NFL (1 Viewer)

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NFL owners are set to approve a proposal to allow players to change the league's jersey-number rules at the beginning of the 2021 NFL season.

By Brendan Boylan

NFL Owners are expected to approve a proposal that would allow skill-position players to wear single-digit uniform numbers.



In 2006, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner trotted out onto the New Orleans Saints practice field wearing the same number he wore at the University of Southern California, number 5. Before the beginning of his rookie year, Saints RB Reggie Bush made an aggressive push for the NFL to allow him to wear the single-digit number as a tailback. He even repped his college number in a variation of his 2006 Topps rookie card. However, the league denied Bush's request. Fifteen years later, current NFL skill positions look to have the luxury that the Super Bowl XLIV Champion did not have. ...

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