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NFL owners approve proposal to allow No. 0 jerseys

Las Vegas Raiders
29 Mar 2023, 21:05 GMT+10

Rachel Gossen

A new jersey number will be available for players this season.

NFL owners voted Tuesday during the Annual League Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, to allow players - except for offensive and defensive linemen - to wear the number zero, the NFL announced.

Also under the approved rule, punters and kickers may now choose jersey numbers from 0-49 and 90-99. Previously, punters and kickers could wear numbers 1-19 - the same as quarterbacks.

The change was proposed by the Philadelphia Eagles. Below is the full list of positions and allowed jersey number ranges to choose from:

For a full list of approved playing rules, bylaws and resolutions, click here.

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