Today we look at the short history of No. 4 for the Arizona Cardinals. It is the Arizona Cardinals only because since 1950, the number has only been worn in Arizona.
Why do we look at No. 4? Because there are only four days left until the Cardinals start their regular season.
Let's look back!
The last guy to wear it was recently cut -- kicker Jay Feely. He wore the number in 2010 and then again in 2013, up until he was released after the team's third preseason game. He also wore No. 3 in 2011 and 2012 so that quarterback Kevin Kolb could have No. 4. Feely made over 84 percent of his field goals in four years.
Kolb wore it in 2011 and 2012. He was probably the biggest disappointment the Cards have ever had. Arizona made the big move to trade for Kolb after the lockout of 2011. They sent Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and a second round pick for a guy they hoped would be their franchise guy. He wasn't. He played behind a bad offensive line, showed flashes, but between injuries and running away from real (and sometimes only perceived) pressure, he did not finish either season. He had concussions and turf toe in 2011 and broken ribs in 2012. He was released in the subsequent offseason. He was signed by the Bills and then suffered another concussion in the preseason.
Kicker Mike Nugent wore it in 2009. He played two games in place of an injured Neil Rackers. He made a pair of field goals and eight PATs.
Tim Hasselbeck wore it for one game in 2007 when both Matt Leinart and Kurt Warner were injured. He was brought in along with Tim Rattay. He did come in a game and did kneeldown.
Quarterback Shaun King wore No. 4 in 2004. He was part of the revolving door at the position that season, which involved Josh McCown and also John Navarre. Yuck.
The first guy to wear it was running back Chuck Levy. Another yuck running back in high rounds of the draft. He was drafted in the second round out of Arizona. He was gone after one year. He had (and has had recently) drug problems.
Four days left.