Bailey says he can live without No. 24 on the Saints Bailey says he can live without No. 24 on the Saints Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey guards his territory during an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney) Advocate story May 30, 2014 Comments Yes, Saints cornerback Champ Bailey did ask about the possibility of taking teammate Corey White’s jersey No. 24. And no, the 16-year veteran didn’t get upset when White — whom the Saints drafted in 2012 — turned him down.