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Nick Foles says he changed numbers in Jacksonville because No. 9 'stays in Philadelphia'

Generally, when a team signs a high-profile free agent, he gets “his” number. It might cost him a little bit if it already belongs to one of his new teammates, but many players are particular about the digit on their jersey.

‘Number 9 stays in Philadelphia’

New team, new number: Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles switched from No. 9 to No. 7. (AP)

Now with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Foles spent a few minutes with NBC Sports Philadelphia reporter Derrick Gunn on Tuesday.

Gunn asked Foles why he’s opted to wear No.