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New England Patriots Announce 2018 Team Captains

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4 years ago at 6:17 pm ET
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New England Patriots Announce 2018 Team Captains

With the 2018 regular season set to begin in three days, the New England Patriots selected their six team captains.

As first reported by the Boston Globe’s Jim McBride on Thursday the captains are as followed.

QB Tom Brady

OC David Andrews

RB James White

SS Patrick Chung

FS Devin McCourty

ST Matthew Slater

For the first time in their Patriots careers, James White and Patrick Chung have been selected captains while Tom Brady is selected for the 17th straight season dating back to his first in 2002.

McCourty and Slater have earned the honor every year since 2011.

Tight end Rob Gronkowski, Linebacker Don’ta Hightower, and safety Duron Harmon were removed from serving as captains.

During his Friday press conference, head coach Bill Belichick praised the 2018 group and newest captains Chung and White.


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Posted Under: Patriots News
Tags: 2018 Patriots season David Andrews Devin McCourty Dont'a Hightower Duron Harmon James White Matthew Slater Patrick Chung Rob Gronkowski Tom Brady


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