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Ronald Darby has a new Eagles jersey number

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But it’s still not good!

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Ronald Darby changed his jersey number! After arriving to Philadelphia and getting stuck with the No. 35 jersey, which he called a “horrible” number, the Eagles’ cornerback has a new look.

Ronald Darby is now wearing ... No. 41.

Per the team’s official website.

Wait ... what? Just, why?

I’d say that No. 41 is even worse than No. 35. Look no further than the fact it was previously worn by camp body cornerback Mitchell White. The Eagles haven’t had a player wear No. 41 for more than a single season since Keith Byars started wearing it all the way back in 1987.

Darby previously said he was chasing after the No. 28 jersey, which is currently being worn by Wendell Smallwood. Looks like no such luck.

In fairness to Darby, he didn’t have a ton of options. All the numbers in the 20’s are already taken, except No. 25. The Eagles don’t seem to be eager to give away the old number of LeSean McCoy, the franchise’s all-time leading rusher.

The jersey number that Darby wears ultimately doesn’t matter, but this is proof the Eagles lost the trade. Just kidding. Seriously, though, No. 41 definitely isn’t a great look.

Maybe he chose it because of his college number? Four minus one is three, which is what he wore at Florida State. That seems like a little bit of a stretch though.

But who cares. Darby still gonna lock down some fools this year.

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Which jersey number is better for Ronald Darby?

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  • 56%
    No. 35
    (2431 votes)
  • 43%
    No. 41
    (1842 votes)
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