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DeSean Jackson to wear No. 11 for Washington Redskins

DeSean Jackson has worn No. 10 for his entire NFL career. Robert Griffin III has worn that same number since high school. The two men are now teammates.

This is what you would call low-level drama.

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During his introductory conference call with local media Wednesday, Jackson acknowledged the subject had come up in discussions with the Washington Redskins quarterback.

"We talked about it a little bit, but there hasn't been a decision that's been made yet so far," Jackson said. "Maybe RGIII will wear No. 3 and I'll try to get 10. We'll see how it goes."

Because people are sometimes crazy, Jackson's comments led to a rush of fans (and we presume, RGIII jersey owners) bombarding Griffin with questions about the future of his outerwear.

Griffin -- who played a prominent role in Jackson's arrival in D.C. -- set the panicked masses at ease Wednesday evening.

This makes sense, of course. When you exist as The Franchise Beacon Of Faith And Hope, your number is unequivocally yours. Any change would be unsettling to the franchise.

Have we already forgotten the Jordan 45 era?

UPDATE:It's settled.

The latest "Around The League Podcast" welcomes NFL Media's Jeff Darlington to the studio, reacts to the DeSean Jackson signing and discusses big-name veterans still looking for new teams.

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