Carson Wentz will not just wear a new uniform this year – he will also donate a new number.
Because Michael Pittman Jr., the Colts receiver who finished his first year in the NFL, is not giving his No. 11 to his new quarterback, whom the Colts traded on Thursday and who wore the number for the past five years. Eagles.
“I talked to (Wentz), and he was just seeing that I was locked at 11, and I told him I was locked inside,” Pittman Jr. Told TMZ. “And he was like, ‘This is cool bro, because I’m probably gonna switch anyway.” So it went really well, and he’s just a quiet man. They did not try to suppress me or anything like that. He asked me very respectfully and I commend him for this.
“A lot of people with her status, they came in and kind of demanded and stuff. So I think she’s a really great friend and I have to have 11, so that’s a win for me. ‘
The 23-year-old Pittman Jr. said he makes no deal to switch numbers.
“Honestly, I think it would not be right to take money from anyone at football number,” he said. “So I’m pretty sure I’m set in it.”
After being selected in the second round (No. 34 overall) by the Colts in last year’s draft, Pittman Jr. leaked 40 catches for 503 yards and was playing as a cheater in 13 matches with a retired Fielder Rivers. He wants to build with the 28-year-old Wentz, who is coming off the worst season of his career – 2,620 yards, 16 touchdowns and 15 interceptions. He was set to rookie Jalan Hurts in Week 13.