For Pete's Sake

Chiefs’ Kendall Fuller apparently will switch to Eric Berry’s No. 29

There are only so many jersey numbers to choose from in the NFL, and the league (unsurprisingly) has a rule for numerals that can be used by position.

Here’s a breakdown:

  • quarterbacks, punters, and placekickers: 1–19
  • running backs and defensive backs: 20–49
  • centers: 50–79
  • offensive guards and tackles: 60–79
  • wide receivers: 10–19 and 80–89
  • tight ends and H-backs: 40–49 and 80–89
  • defensive linemen: 50–79 and 90–99
  • linebackers: 40–59 and 90–99
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From covering the World Series to the World Cup, Pete has done a little bit of everything since joining The Star in 1997. He writes about baseball and has a quirky blog that augments The Star’s coverage of area teams.