Jacksonville Jaguars’ Calvin Ridley will become the first player to ever wear jersey number 0 as he pounces on the NFL’s new rule change for the 2023 season
Calvin Ridley is the first NFL player to announce that he will wear the number 0 on his jersey during the 2023 season.
The NFL announced players could wear the unusual number on Tuesday, and minutes later Ridley took to Twitter to reveal his jersey change, in what will surely be the first of many in the league.
Excited to be the first Jags player to wear a zero – shout out to Jagsequip! Ridley wrote #ReadyToWork.
Then the jaguar too chirp Outside is a picture of Ridley in the T-shirt, announcing that he will wear it.
NFL teams voted in favor of Philadelphia’s proposal to allow players to wear the number 0, as it appears in college football.
The former Atlanta Falcons widefielder will make his Jazz debut in jersey number 0
The Jacksonville Jaguars and Ridley have both announced that they will be wearing uniform number 0
The approval now also allows bettors and kickers to wear a number between 0-49 and 90-99. Previously, they could only wear 1-19.
Ridley has yet to play for Jacksonville despite being named AFC Champions by Atlanta in November.
The NFL reinstated its position after banning gambling on March 6.
The former Falcons star last played on October 24, 2021 in Atlanta’s Week 6 win in Miami against the Dolphins.
Overall, nine rule change proposals have been submitted for consideration by the NFL’s Competition Commission.
A fourth down and 20 from the kicking team’s own 20-yard line, rather than an onside kick, also proposed by the Eagles, was among the proposals not approved.
Devin Lloyd, now of the Jacksonville Jaguars, wore #0 while playing at the University of Utah
Falcon stop Calvin Ridley is now fully operational, and could play in the 2023 season
The National Football League issued rule changes made by 32 clubs prior to the season