NFL won't change numbering system for Bush
DENVER -- Reggie Bush lost the chance to be No. 1 on the eve of the NFL draft when the Houston Texans opted to sign defensive end Mario Williams on the eve of the draft, and on Tuesday, Bush lost the chance to wear his cherished No. 5.
"Nobody is comfortable with there being an exception made in the policy. Exceptions just create a problem for every team. There is almost no sentiment among the committee that there will ever be a change." Rich McKay, NFL Competition Committee co-chairman