Ravens ILB Roquan Smith changes to single-digit jersey number
The Baltimore Ravens have seen plenty of their players change to single-digit jersey numbers over the course of the last few seasons. The NFL relaxed their jersey rules recently, which now allows for players all over the field to wear single-digit numbers.
On Friday, Baltimore announced that another one of their players was switching jersey numbers in inside linebacker Roquan Smith, who is making the move from No. 18 to No. 0. The league made No. 0 a wearable number this offseason, after previously not allowing it to be worn. He also shared a message on why he made the switch over.
"I look at the No. 0 as a new beginning — continuing to build a foundation of greatness with the start of a new season. A strong and solid foundation is what you must have before anything else, and you must be willing to work for what comes next. This is my first start of a… pic.twitter.com/7AJVCRvR7H
— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) May 5, 2023