March 11, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) Brandon Marshall might be in for a race to get his familiar No. 15 jersey.

The Jets' newest wide receiver, whose trade from Chicago to New York became official Tuesday, has worn the same jersey number for most of his NFL career. But it currently belongs to backup receiver Saalim Hakim, who issued a challenge to Marshall in a video posted on his Instagram page Wednesday night.

In the post, which was apparently deleted about an hour after going up, the speedy Hakim declared that he wants to race Marshall in a 40-yard dash to earn the jersey number. Hakim says Marshall can have the number if he beats him. But, if Hakim wins, ''he can give me $25,000 and he can have the number.''

Marshall wore No. 15 during his first four NFL seasons in Denver, then No. 19 in Miami for two seasons before going back to 15 in Chicago the last three years.


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