For the second year in a row, the Eagles have named team captains for the entire season, as opposed to naming captains on a week-to-week basis. This year’s captains are: LB Kamu Grugier-Hill, S Malcolm Jenkins, QB Carson Wentz, C Jason Kelce, and DT Fletcher Cox.
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) September 4, 2018
The Eagles kept the same formula as last season for who they picked: their franchise QB, an offensive linemen, a defensive lineman, their defensive leader, and a special-teams ace. Here’s what last season’s captains looked like:
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) September 8, 2017
Last season’s captains formula lead to the team’s first Super Bowl victory, so it was obvious to keep the same formula. You know the saying, “If it ain’t broke…..”