Webb wears No. 27 as tribute to Wilcox

August, 16, 2013
8/16/13
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OXNARD, Calif. – B.W. Webb borrowed fellow rookie J.J. Wilcox’s jersey for the final walk-through of training camp to pay tribute to his roommate.

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Wilcox left camp Monday because his mother was near death. Marshell Wilcox passed away Tuesday.

Webb wore Wilcox’s No. 27 Friday “just to show him a little love,” the fourth-round cornerback said.

“I’ve talked to him,” Webb said. “He’s doing a little better, but it’s hard right now. Can you imagine losing a parent? I just let him know that I’m here for him.”

Wilcox, a third-round pick, will rejoin the team next week after attending his mother’s funeral.

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