New England Patriots Announce Six Team Captains
New England Patriots Press Release
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced six team captains today. The Patriots team captains were elected by their teammates.
Quarterback Tom Brady and OL Dan Connolly are the offensive captains.
Defensive lineman Vince Wilfork, LB Jerod Mayo and S Devin McCourty are the defensive captains.
Wide receiver Matthew Slater is the special teams captain.
Brady has been chosen as a captain for the 13th straight season (2002-14). Wilfork is a captain for the seventh straight season (2008-14), while Mayo is in his sixth season serving as a captain (2009-14). McCourty and Slater are captains for a fourth time (2011-14), while Connolly is a captain for the first time.