Washington names team captains for 2021

By Bryan Manning

The Washington Football Team announced eight new team captains for the 2021 season on Wednesday.

Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, wide receiver Terry McLaurin, guard Brandon Scherff, tight end Logan Thomas, defensive end Chase Young, defensive tackle Jonathan Allen, linebacker Jon Bostic and safety Deshazor Everett are the WFT captains for 2021.

Only Fitzpatrick, Thomas and Bostic are new captains for the upcoming season. Both McLaurin and Young were voted captains during the season in 2020.

Washington head coach Ron Rivera has mentioned Bostic multiple times for how important he was to this team for knowledge and leadership.

Thomas is entering his second season with the Football Team after having a breakthrough season in 2020. He earned a contract extension this summer. Despite still being fairly new to the tight end position, Thomas has become a mentor for younger players like John Bates and Sammis Reyes.

The Washington Football Team opens the 2021 season on Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers.


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