The St. Louis Rams have just announced their number assignments for the rookie class.Â
Also, aÂ quickÂ lookÂ at what other famous NFL players have worn those numbers.Â Maybe the rooks can channel the number’s football history.
Robert Quinn (DE) – #94 : DAL OLBÂ DeMarcus Ware
Lance Kendricks (TE) – Â #88 : DAL WR Michael Irvin & PIT WR Lynn Swann.
Austin Pettis (WR) – #83 :Â Â NE WR Wes Welker.
Greg Salas (WR) – Â #87 : OAK TE Dave Casper.
Jermale Hines (S) – #21 : OJ Atogwe’s old number.Â As well as Prime Time’s.Â Lots to live up to.
Mikail Baker (CB) – #41 : Rams CB Todd Lyght’s old number.
Jabara Williams (LB) – #52 : The late great PIT C Mike Webster.
Jonathan Nelson (S) – #26 : OAK/HOF CB Rod Woodson.
Numbers that have been retired by the Rams:
#7 – Bob Waterfield (HOF)
#28 – Marshall Faulk (HOF)
#29 – Eric Dickerson (HOF)
#74 – Merlin Olsen (HOF)
#75 – Deacon Jones (HOF)
#78 – Jackie Slater (HOF)
#80 – Isaac Bruce
#85 – Jack Youngblood (HOF)