Nick Foles Changed His Number, Says "Number 9 Stays in Philadelphia"

We can respect it.

August 15, 2019
Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles warms up before the NFC Divisional Playoff against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes Benz Superdome on January 13, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Generally, big-name athletes keep their number, even after transferring teams or franchises.

Former Philadelphia Eagle and now Jacksonville Jaguar, Nick Foles, is not one of them.

He says that “number 9 stays in Philadelphia.” Foles says, “that number means a lot to me" and that it "pertains to that city.”

Tanner Lee #3, Nick Foles #7 and Chris Conley #18 of the Jacksonville Jaguars look on from the sideline during the second half of a preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on August 8, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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We still miss you, Foles!