This is textbook. Shrink the parameters so narrowly that there's no possible way to offer an alternative. Well done.
Let me ask you this: When has a highly paid veteran QB been traded at/around 28 years old, to a team where his number was already worn by another player?
Can you think of any other case when an incoming vet
Can you cite an example when a Vet highly paid QB came in to be the starter and was not offered his old number?
I'll answer that for you.
No you can't.