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Several Players Making Jersey Number Changes


FRISCO, Texas – As expected, the Cowboys are seeing a few players changing jersey numbers as we prepare for Week 1.

With all the roster moves, it opens up different numbers that are being taken left and right.

However, as of Monday's practice, KaVontae Turpin is still wearing No. 2. That will undoubtedly change because cornerback Jourdan Lewis has No. 2 this season. It was initially reported Turpin would move to No. 9 but as of now, that has not occurred. No offensive player has worn No. 9 since Tony Romo. If Turpin doesn't get 9, he'll likely move to No. 16.

Other changes include newly-signed Jason Peters getting No. 71. That moves rookie Matt Waletzko to No. 79.

Here are the rest of the changes:

  • No. 42 – Anthony Barr (wore 51 in camp)
  • No. 26 – DaRon Bland (wore 30 in camp)
  • No. 87 – Jake Ferguson (wore 48 in camp)
  • No. 89 – Peyton Hendershot (wore 49 in camp)
  • No. 17 – Dennis Houston (wore 3 in camp)
  • No. 79 – Matt Waletzko (wore 71 in camp)
  • No. 46 – Malik Jefferson (wore 45 in camp)
  • No. 71 – Jason Peters

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