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Washington Redskins Jersey Numbr History: No. 12 and No. 13

Published by on April 19, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Continuing with a player who is still going in the NFL and a player from the team's beginnings in Washington:

No. 12 - Gus Frerotte, Quarterback (1994 -1998)
Still going strong in the NFL today, Gus Frerotte started his career as a seventh-round draft pick out of Tulsa who got almost zero attention because the Redskins had used their first round pick (No. 3 overall) on Heath Shuler from Tennessee to be the team's quarterback of the future.

Frerotte made the roster as the No. 3 guy and was expected to just hold a clipboard. Veteran John Friesz started the year and Shuler was playing by Week 5, but he struggled mightily and then got injured.

All of a sudden, Frerotte was starting! His debut was against ...

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