For the second time in as many years, the New England Patriots’ leadership this group this season features two first-time captains.
Safety Duron Harmon and center David Andrews both were elected captains in a team vote, joining quarterback Tom Brady, safety Devin McCourty, special teamer Matthew Slater, tight end Rob Gronkowski and linebacker Dont’a Hightower.
Gronkowski and Hightower both earned captain status for the first time in 2016, and Patriots coach Bill Belichick was not surprised to see Harmon, 26, and Andrews, 25, do so this year.
“Both of those guys have done a good job, and it’s good to have a …
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