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2014 NFL countdown: 35 days left and a look at No. 35

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Five weeks away!

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

We have 35 days -- five weeks until the Arizona Cardinals open their 2014 regular season.

No. 35 is a memorable number, too. It is the number that Aeneas Williams wore, who was just inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame over the weekend.

Who else has donned the number?

Currently it is worn by undrafted running back Zach Bauman, who went to school at NAU. He is a longshot to make the team.

In 2013, it was worn by Javier Arenas. He was the team's primary kick returner and one of the most frustrating players for Cardinals fans because he loved to return every kick, no matter how deep in the end zone he caught it. He was acquired in a trade that sent the previous year's No. 35 to Kansas City.

That was fullback Anthony Sherman, who wore 35 in 2011 and 2012. He was a fifth round pick by the Ken Whisenhunt staff and was a very good special teams player. He was deemed expendable because of Bruce Arians' penchant for not using a fullback, although it appears that this season he will be keeping Robert Hughes.

In 2009, it belonged to another fullback -- Dan Kreider. He was another Steelers transplant. He played in 14 games and caught three passes.

Defensive back Oliver Celestin wore 35 in 2007 and 2008.

In 2005, it was DB Ernest Shazor, who played in two games.

In 2004, it was DB Dyshod Carter's number. I don't remember him. He appeared in six games and made 10 tackles.

Before him, it was the Hall of Famer, cornerback Aeneas Williams. He was here from 1991-2000. Drafted in the third round, he became perhaps the best Cardinals player in its history. While in Arizona, he was a six-time Pro Bowler and two-time All Pro.

Before Williams,1990 -- running back Dennis Smith.

1981-85 -- DB Jeff Griffin

1973-78 -- RB Jim Otis

1972 -- RB Tom Woodeshick

1971 -- RB Larrt Stegent

1956-65 -- HB Joe Childress