ORCHARD PARK, NY – (Bills Press Release) The Buffalo Bills today announced RB Fred Jackson, DT Kyle Williams and C Eric Wood have been selected by their teammates as the Bills’ captains for the 2013 season.
Jackson and Williams are third-time captains for Buffalo. Wood is a first-time captain.
Each player will have a letter ‘C’ affixed to their uniform to signify this honor. Their responsibilities will include assisting in the on-field communication with the game officials.
In May 2007, the NFL introduced the team captain initiative with the purpose of supporting and recognizing the importance of team leadership. The initiative has been strongly endorsed by the NFL head coaches and by the six-member NFL Player Advisory Council that was established by Commissioner Roger Goodell in conjunction with the NFL Players Association.