BOSTON (CBS) – The New England Patriots have named their team captains for the 2012 season, and it is a very familiar bunch.
They are the same six players that were their captains for the 2011 season.READ MORE: Severe Thunderstorms Possible In Central, Eastern Massachusetts
On offense, Tom Brady and Logan Mankins return as captains. It’s Brady’s 11th straight season being named a team captain, and Mankins’ second.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
On the defensive side, Jerod Mayo, Devin McCourty and Vince Wilfork all return as captains. This will be Wilfork and Mayo’s third year as captains and McCourty’s second.MORE NEWS: To Do List: Food Festival, Fluff Festival, Kids Festival and More
For the second straight season, Matthew Slater will serve as the special teams captain.