By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Steelers have announced the 2021 team captains.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Man Who Survived COVID-19 Undergoes Transplant After Virus Resurfaces And Attacks Heart
Players voted Monday for Ben Roethlisberger on offense, Cameron Heyward on defense and Derek Watt on special teams.
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It’s Roethlisberger’s 13th time as the team’s offensive captain and Hewyard’s seventh consecutive year as a defensive captain.
As for Watt, it’s his first time being voted the special teams captain after joining the Steelers in 2020 as an unrestricted free agent.MORE NEWS: Suspect Sought In Penn Hills Shooting That Injured 17-Year-Old Boy
The Steelers’ season officially kicks off on Sunday in New York against the Bills.