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Bills name nine captains for the 2022 season

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The Bills have elected nine players to serve as team captains for the 2022 season, for a new team-high in the Sean McDermott era.

For the offense, quarterback Josh Allen will serve as captain for the fourth consecutive season and wide receiver Stefon Diggs will be in this role for his second consecutive season. Center Mitch Morse, a new face to the group of captains, will be in this position for the first time in his Bills career.

Returning as captains for the defense are linebacker Tremaine Edmunds, and safeties Jordan Poyer and Micah Hyde. Edmunds is serving as a captain for a fourth straight year, Poyer for a third straight year, and Hyde for his second consecutive season. In his first season with the Bills, outside linebacker Von Miller will be the fourth defensive captain this year.

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To complete the group of nine, special teams will have two captains in linebacker Tyler Matakevich and running back Taiwan Jones. This will be the second season both Matakevich and Jones will service as captains in Buffalo.

Since the start of the McDermott era in 2017, the group of captains has grown from six players to nine. The Bills went with six team captains from 2017-2019, followed by seven in 2020 and eight in 2021.

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