Raiders give rookies, new veterans jersey numbers

Raiders give rookies, new veterans jersey numbers
May 16, 2014, 12:15 pm
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After wearing No. 4 for Fresno State, Derek Carr will don No. 4 again, this time for the Raiders. (USATSI)

The Raiders assigned jersey numbers to most new players, from free agent signings to draft picks to undrafted players.

Numbers for the 2014 draft class:

OLB Khalil Mack – No. 52
QB Derek Carr – No. 4
OG Gabe Jackson – No. 66
DT Justin Ellis – No. 78
CB Keith McGill – No. 39
CB T.J. Carrie – No. 38
DE Shelby Harris – No. 75
SS Jonathan Dowling – No. 41

Veteran free agents:

OG Kevin Boothe – No. 67
CB Tarell Brown – No. 23 (previously wore No. 25, owned by 2013 first-round pick D.J. Hayden)
OL Austin Howard – No. 77
RB Maurice Jones-Drew – No .21 (previously wore No. 32; reverts back to his high school number)
WR James Jones – No. 89
LT Donald Penn – No. 72
CB Carlos Rogers – No. 27 (previously wore No. 22)
QB Matt Schaub – No. 8
DT Antonio Smith – No. 97
DE Justin Tuck – No. 91
DL C.J. Wilson – No. 98
DE LaMarr Woodley – No. 57 (previously wore No. 56)

Incumbent Raiders who changed numbers:

WR Brice Butler – No. 12
DE Jack Crawford – No. 99 (His old number was given/sold to DE Justin Tuck)
OL Jack Cornell – No. 79
TE Brian Leonhardt – No. 87
RB Latavius Murray – No. 28

Undrafted free agents:

RB George Atkinson III – No. 34
WR D.J. Coles – No. 15
WR Mike Davis – No. 19
OT Erle Ladson – No. 68
OL Dan Kistler – No. 65
TE Jake Murphy – No. 82
WR Seth Roberts – No. 85
TE Scott Simonson – No. 83
FB Karl Williams – No. 40

Undrafted free agents with temporary numbers for the offseason program:

LB Carlos Fields -- No. 44
WR Noel Grigsby – No. 2