With 37 players either released, waived, or traded, several Eagles players on the roster decided to switch uniform numbers ahead of the season opener against the Lions.
TE Grant Calcaterra
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New Number: 81
Old Number: 47
Calcaterra wore the No. 88 in college, but that belongs to star tight end Dallas Goedert.
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New Number: 34
Old Number: 28
Sermon wore the No. 4 at Oklahoma and the No. 8 after transferring to Ohio State.
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New Number: 19
Old Number: 16
Book wore the No. 12 at Notre Dame.
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New Number: 32
Old Number: 46
Blankenship wore the 12 at Middle Tennesee State, and he’ll follow in the footsteps of the great Ricky Watters (RB) and Michael Lewis (S).
Rasul Douglas also wore the number.