April 19, 2023
UPDATE: Per the Eagles, Kenny Gainwell is sticking with No. 14. 🤷♂️
Earlier this offseason, the Philadelphia Eagles proposed an NFL rule change that would allow players to wear the number 0, which passed. The player that I felt made the most sense for a switch to 0 was Kenny Gainwell on the premise that he is a potentially ascending player, and his current number (14) is a bad number for a running back.
No announcement has been made on who will wear the No. 0, but Gainwell's jersey is available in 0 on the Eagles' store website.
It is also available on other team paraphernalia sites, like Fanatics, for example. After conducting a search of about a dozen other players on the Eages' store website, none of their jerseys are also available in 0.
My analysis: The switch to 0 is huge for Gainwell's brand, if he is indeed now No. 0.
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