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Saints rookie draft pick jersey numbers announced

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Just days after learning their new home would be New Orleans, the Saints' draft picks declared their jersey numbers. First round pick, linebacker Stephone Anthony, was announced as #42 on Friday but changed to #50 for Monday's announcement while fellow linebacker Davis Tull changed from #90 to #55 within hours of the initial announcement.

In 2014, Tyrunn Walker wore Andrus Peat's #75.  The #50 was linebacker Curtis Lofton's most recently. Garrett Grayson's #17 and Tull's #55 were both worn by notable Super Bowl champions in Robert Meachem and Scott Fujita, respectively.


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