Steelers Name Four Team Captains
PITTSBURGH ― The Steelers selected four players to serve as team captains for the 2016 season, the team announced through a vote of their teammates today.
Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will serve as the offensive captain, cornerback William Gay and defensive end Cameron Heyward will serve as the defensive captains, and safety Robert Golden will serve as the special teams captain.
Roethlisberger has been selected as an offensive captain for the eighth time in his career (2008, ’09, ’11, ’12, ’13, ’14, ’15 and ‘16). This marks Golden’s third consecutive year as a captain, and the second for Gay and Heyward. This is also the second consecutive season the four players have been named as captains together.
Steelers Place Bud Dupree on Reserve/Injured List
PITTSBURGH – The Steelers placed linebacker Bud Dupree on the team’s Reserve/Injured List, it was announced today.
The Steelers signed linebacker Steven Johnson to take Dupree’s spot on the roster. www.pittsburghsteelers.com