Home Sports Redskin The best players to wear every jersey number in NFL history SportsRedskin The best players to wear every jersey number in NFL history March 31, 2020 3 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp A player’s uniform number is more than just a number. The most important players can have their numbers retired, making them off-limits to future generations. No one will ever again wear No. 7 for the Denver Broncos, No. 32 for the Cleveland Browns, No. 34 for the Chicago Bears and a range of other numbers deemed sacred throughout the NFL. Fans with even cursory knowledge of league history need not ask why. When a prominent player joins a new team and his preferred number is already taken, thousands of dollars can change hands before the newcomer gets to wear his preferred digit. This week, The Athletic is celebrating the greatest players to wear each jersey number across multiple sports. To streamline the process and make it more relevant to recent generations, our group of national NFL writers limited the time period to the Super Bowl era, which began in 1966. A few players whose careers straddled that cutoff made or missed the cut based on what we… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR [NBC Sports Washington] – Ron Rivera's first meeting with Redskins: Nick Sundberg, Tress Way share details [NBC Sports Washington] – The NFL 'failed' with pass interference replay rule, NFL exec Troy Vincent says [Fansided: Riggo's Rag] – Redskins: Riggo’s Rag Podcast: In-depth Antonio Gibson breakdown [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Head Coach Ron Rivera Shares His Definition Of Success [USA Today: Redskins Wire] – Antonio Gandy-Golden can immediately help fix Redskins' deep-ball problem [USA Today: Redskins Wire] – Watch: Tom Brady sinks incredible shot in Champions for Charity event Could Washington end up releasing Adrian Peterson? [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Head Coach Ron Rivera On How To Keep A Happy Locker Room Ron Rivera's first meeting with Redskins: Nick Sundberg, Tress Way share details Fifty NFL Twitter accounts to follow (plus a bonus team-by-team list!) [USA Today: Redskins Wire] – Ranking the NFL's offenses from worst to first [USA Today: Redskins Wire] – Landon Collins going to miss Dunbar and Norman — intrigued by new additions on D LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.