This week Washington Redskins safety Ryan Clark carried on his tradition of wearing number 21 during practices to honor his friend and late teammate Sean Taylor, who died in 2007 at the age of 24 after suffering a gun shot wound to the leg.
Taylor’s number 21, which hasn’t been worn by a Redskin since his death, has joined the ranks of the team’s unofficially retired jersey numbers along with the likes of team legends such as John Riggins’ 44 and Art Monk’s 81.
It’s only fitting that this week also marked the debut of “Sean Taylor Field” at BankUnited Center on the University of Miami campus in Coral Gables, Fla.
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