Nickell Robey-Coleman announces his Eagles jersey number

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In today’s episode of ‘Instagram watch’, we actually have some Eagles related news. Newly signed CB Nickell Robey-Coleman took to social media to post an Eagles edit where he’s wearing a new number…

https://www.instagram.com/p/B-XwUPRJntd/

That number formerly belonged to Jalen Mills, who ‘NRC’ stated is switching to #21 in the comments.

Robey-Coleman wore #23 with the Rams but clearly had a change of heart when joining his new team. A position switch for Mills may have prompted him to drop down to the 20’s and adopt a number once worn by running-mates Ronald Darby and Patrick Robinson.

The former Rams CB agreed to a one-year deal with the Eagles last week.

Although he’s mostly remembered for that no-call against the Saints two years ago, the 5’8, 180 lbs, cornerback has proven himself to be a reliable enough corner over the last few years in LA. With the Eagles, he’s likely going to be forced into a ‘nickel’ role and will likely compete head-on with Cre’Von LeBlanc.

It will definitely be weird seeing Mills in a different number, but a new position and a new contract perhaps drew him to a new number as well.

Mandatory Photo Credit: AP Photo/Kelvin Ku

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