Steelers Name Four Team Captains

The Steelers selected four players to serve as team captains for the 2014 season, the team announced through a vote of their teammates today.

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Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will serve as the offensive captain, safety Troy Polamaluwill serve as the defensive captain and safety Robert Golden and kicker Shaun Suisham will serve as the special teams captains. Roethlisberger has been selected as an offensive captain for the sixth time in his career (2008, '09, '11, '12, '13 and '14). This marks Golden's, Polamalu's and Suisham's first selections as captains.

Following are the Steelers' team captains since 2000:

YEAR

OFFENSE

DEFENSE

SPECIAL TEAMS

2000

Dermontti Dawson, C

Levon Kirkland, LB

John Fiala, LB

2001

Jerome Bettis, RB

Jason Gildon, LB

John Fiala, LB

2002

Jerome Bettis, RB

Jason Gildon, LB

Lee Flowers, SS

John Fiala, LB

2003

Tommy Maddox, QB

Jason Gildon, LB

Joey Porter, LB

Clark Haggans, LB

2004

Alan Faneca, G

Tommy Maddox, QB

James Farrior, LB

Joey Porter, LB

Chidi Iwuoma, CB

Clint Kriewaldt, LB

2005

Alan Faneca, G

Hines Ward, WR

James Farrior, LB

Joey Porter, LB

Chidi Iwuoma, CB

Sean Morey, WR

2006

Alan Faneca, G

Hines Ward, WR

James Farrior, LB

Joey Porter, LB

Clint Kriewaldt, LB

Sean Morey, WR

2007

Hines Ward, WR

James Farrior, LB

James Harrison, LB

Clint Kriewaldt, LB

2008

Ben Roethlisberger, QB

Hines Ward, WR

James Farrior, LB

Jeff Reed, K

2009

Ben Roethlisberger, QB

Hines Ward, WR

James Farrior, LB

James Harrison, LB

Keyaron Fox, LB

Jeff Reed, K

2010

Heath Miller, TE

Hines Ward, WR

James Farrior, LB

Keyaron Fox, LB

2011

Ben Roethlisberger, QB

Hines Ward, WR

James Farrior, LB

Arnaz Battle, WR

2012

Ben Roethlisberger, QB

Brett Keisel, DE

2013

Ben Roethlisberger, QB
Maurkice Pouncey, C

Ryan Clark, S
Brett Keisel, DE

2014

Ben Roethlisberger

Troy Polamalu, S

Shaun Suisham, K Robert Golden, S

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