Chargers Select Their Team Captains

Aug 29, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers safety Eric Weddle (32) watches as the San Francisco 49ers score during the second half at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

The San Diego Chargers have selected their captains for the season. On offense, the Chargers selected Philip Rivers and Nick Hardwick. On defense, the Chargers selected Donald Butler and Eric Weddle and on special teams Darrell Stuckey was selected.

This is Butler’s first time as a captain on the defensive side of the ball. He takes over the role that Takeo Spikes has had with the team during his tenure. He has learned a ton from Spikes and think that it was the best choice.

All the choices for captains make sense.

Topics: San Diego Chargers

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  • moonshine69

    All homegrown, like it

  • I_Bleed_Powder_Blue_801

    Nice!!! Go Chargers!!!

  • Peter Thompson

    Team Scifres gets passed up again! Drats….

    • boltingindiego

      i would have thought he would be the sp teams capt

  • Gunnar Martin

    Can’t argue with any one of them. But you have to wonder how many more seasons of good football Nick has left in him…

  • jamfed

    Did Weddle take the bill off his hat?

  • Michael

    Td mathews

  • Craig Hasan

    I like Donald Butler and I knew he was at least in the running for it but I had my money on Dwight Freeney.
    Surprised they didn’t make Gates or Floyd captain. Both have GREAT chemistry with Rivers.

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