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# Why are there two of the same number on a football roster?

Updated: 10/25/2022

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There is occasionally during the pre season simply because teams run out of numbers due to retired numbers and pre season rosters are about 80 players. There will never be two players with the same number on the same team during the regular season however as this is against the ules. If you seen this it must be a mis print. In_My_Tree888

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