INDIANAPOLIS — Evidently no amount of cash will get quarterback Carson Wentz his No. 11 jersey together with his new crew, the Indianapolis Colts.
Colts second-year receiver Michael Pittman Jr., who at present wears No. 11, says he has talked to Wentz concerning the quantity, and the reply is not any on a doable swap.
“I’m quantity 11,” Pittman told TMZ Sports. “… I do not assume there’s any deal that’s gonna be finished.”
It is not unusual for gamers on new groups to attempt to purchase their most well-liked jersey quantity for a big amount of cash from one among their teammates.
The Colts agreed on Thursday to amass Wentz to be their new beginning quarterback from the Philadelphia Eagles for a 2021 third-round choose and 2022 second-round choose that would flip right into a first-round choose.
Wentz wore No. 11 whereas at North Dakota State College and through his first 5 years with the Eagles.
“Yeah, so I spoke to [Carson] and he was simply seeing how locked in I used to be to No. 11, and I advised him I used to be locked in — and he was like, ‘That is cool, bro, as a result of I am most likely gonna swap anyway,'” Pittman advised TMZ Sports activities. “… He requested me very respectfully, and I simply appreciated him for that. I feel he is an ideal dude, as a result of a number of guys together with his standing, they’d are available in and demand and stuff like that.”
Pittman wore No. 6 in school at USC, then began his Colts profession with No. 86 earlier than selecting No. 11.