On Twitter Tuesday, the New England Patriots shared an updated list of assigned numbers for all newly acquired players via trade or free agency along with some changes for longer tenured Patriots.
New year, new numbers. pic.twitter.com/POWhsXSkc1
— New England Patriots (@Patriots) May 8, 2018
Some key notes include safety Duron Harmon giving his number 30 to old Rutgers teammate and cornerback Jason McCourty. He has held that number his whole career in Tennessee and Cleveland. Harmon will take Malcolm Butler’s old 21 in 2018.
Video: With his brother Devin smiling next to him, Jason McCourty explains how he landed No. 30 from Duron Harmon. pic.twitter.com/fla9eYyNEr
— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) May 8, 2018
Wide receiver numbers have Jordan Matthews taking Danny Amendola’s number 80 and Kenny Britt switching from 85 to 88.
Cordarrelle Patterson nabs his usual number 84 that he held his whole career previously with the Minnesota Vikings and Oakland Raiders.
Running back Jeremy Hill will sport Dion Lewis’ old 33.
The full list is as followed:
New Patriots numbers
17- Riley McCarron
21- Duron Harmon
30- Jason McCourty
33- Jeremy Hill
58 – Keionta Davis
64- Matt Tobin
65- Jason King
66- James Ferentz
67- Trent Brown
71- Danny Shelton
80- Jordan Matthews
84- Cordarrelle Patterson
88- Kenny Britt
94- Adrian Clayborn
— Ryan Hannable (@RyanHannable) May 8, 2018
All 2018 draft picks and undrafted free agents will be assigned numbers when they arrive for rookie camp.
Posted Under: 2018 Patriots Offseason
Tags: Cordarrelle Patterson Danny Amendola Dion Lewis Duron Harmon Jason McCourty Jeremy Hill Jordan Matthews Kenny Britt Malcolm Butler