Kansas City Chiefs propose rules change on jersey numbers

Barry Werner
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The NFL is a stickler when it comes to what numbers players can wear depending on their position. A proposal by the Chiefs is asking the league to increase flexibility at certain positions.

Chiefswire presents the current numbers by position:

These are the rules on jersey numbers as they currently stand:

  • QB/P/K: 1-19

  • RB: 20-49

  • TE/FB: 40-49, 80-89

  • WR: 10-19, 80-89

  • OL: 50-79

  • DL: 50-79, 90-99

  • LB: 40-59, 90-99

  • DB: 20-49

The suggested changes, which could have an immediate impact on some big names … and jersey sales.

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The entire proposal is below:

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Cameron DaSilva on Ramswire offers Jalen Ramsey could drop a “0” from his current 20 and go to “2” if the proposal goes through.

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Any ideas or thoughts on other players who might swap their digits for a different set?