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Inside The Numbers
April 23 2002
By Bryan Hersh of 49ers Paradise
The 49ers added ten players to their team over the weekend. While none of the players have officially signed at the time of writing this article, all of the draft picks are expected to participate in this weekends mini-camp. To help you follow the new additions to the team, I've taken some time and discovered each players number (some may still be temporary).

First round draft pick Mike Rumph will be wearing number 27. He was originally given number 30, Lance Schulters old number, but later changed to 27. Teddy Gaines has since taken the number 30. Safety Kevin Curtis will be wearing number 34. Bradon Doman will wear number 11, Jeff Chandler 3, Eric Heitman will wear 66 after originally being given 75. Josh Shaw 72, Mark Anelli 85, and Kyle Kosier 79.

Interesting Saleem Rasheed currently holds number 57, the same number as Alex Lincoln. One of these two is sure to give the number up, but both may not be on the roster at the start of the season. Alex Lincoln has been struggling with a back injury since being drafted last season, and despite the teams high hopes for him, may once again either be placed on the injured reserve or may reach an injury settlement with the team.

No real surprises with the number choices here. All the numbers fall in the positional number range for the players - so its not anything like Keyshawn Johnson wearing number 19. Just some helpful information to get you prepared for the coming mini-camp.

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