LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Las Vegas Raiders have announced their team captains for the new football season.
Offense: QB Derek Carr, C Rodney Hudson
Defense: DT Maliek Collins, LB Nick Kwiatkoski
Special teams: S Erik Harris, LB Kyle Wilber
Your 2020 Captains. pic.twitter.com/9BToIzdsf1
— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) September 8, 2020
Collins and Kwiatkoski are first-time Raiders and were signed as free agents in the offseason. Collins is a former Dallas Cowboys player and Chicago Bears in the fourth round (113th overall) of the 2016 NFL draft.
Harris, who was initially signed to a one-year contract i 2016, expressed his gratitude on Twitter for being named a team captain.
— Erik Harris (@e_harris_31) September 8, 2020
Wilber was named a team captain after being re-signed by the Raiders.
Carr and Hudson have been long-time captains with the team. Carr was drafted by the Raiders in 2014 and Hudson has been with the team since 2015.
The first game will be played Sept. 13 against the Carolina Panthers.
The first home game will be played Sept. 21 against New Orleans Saints. It will air on KTNV-TV Channel 13.