Steelers Name 2012 Captains – One Each for Offense and Defense

The Steelers Monday went a little outside the box as far as naming captains, as the team named only two captains today, and no special teams captain.

On offense, the team went with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. On defense, the captain is veteran Brett Keisel.

No word as to why the team went with just two captains entering 2012, and as to why no special teams captain was named.

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Matt Loede has been in the sports media for over 16 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association and of course, the National Football League. On NFL Sunday’s you can hear Matt on National networks like Fox Sports Radio, Associated Press, and other stations around the country. Matt also joined The Washington Post in 2009 as a guest columnist on league hot topics. Born and raised in Cleveland, Matt studies and talks football inside and out, and is anxious to share his thoughts and comments with readers on a daily basis.


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