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Five Broncos Assigned New Numbers

Posted Mar 22, 2014

Five Broncos -- four on the defensive side of the ball -- now know their new numbers for the 2014 season.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- A pair of new Broncos officially have their numbers.

Last week, defensive tackle Terrance Knighton tweeted that he would give up his old number to defensive end DeMarcus Ware, and that he would wear the No. 98 jersey.

That change is now official.

Ware will keep his No. 94 with the Broncos while Knighton will don No. 98.

Another defensive free agent addition, cornerback Aqib Talib, is also wearing a number that used to belong to a current Bronco.

Running back Ronnie Hillman is giving up his No. 21 so that Talib can wear it, while the third-year pro will now wear No. 23.

The last official number change is that defensive tackle Sione Fua will take No. 91.

Aqib Talib -- 21
Ronnie Hillman -- 23
Sione Fua -- 91
DeMarcus Ware -- 94
Terrance Knighton -- 98