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More Than Just A Game
2022 NFL Legend Team Captains

In a continuous effort to connect the game’s greats with the next generation of stars

EAST TEAM

Will Shields
NFL Legend Captain

Will Shields played 14 years with the Kansas City Chiefs where he never missed a game at the guard position. He was selected to 12 consecutive Pro Bowls and named to the All-Decade Team of the 2000s. In 2003, he was named the Walter Payton Man of the Year recipient for his work with the “Will to Succeed” Foundation, a charitable organization which seeks to guide, inspire, empower, and improve the lives of those less fortunate. In 2015, Shields was inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Shields resides in Overland Park, Kansas where he owns and operates 68 Inside Sports. He also serves as a Central South Region Director for the NFL Legends Community.

Thomas Davis
NFL Legend Captain

Thomas Davis was selected 14th overall in the 2005 NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers. Davis played 14 seasons in Carolina before joining the Los Angeles Chargers in 2019, and Washington Football Team in 2020. Throughout his 15 seasons, Davis has been named to three Pro Bowls (2015-17) and was First-Team All-Pro in 2015. In 2014, Davis was named the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year for his work with the Thomas Davis Defending Dreams Foundation (TDDDF), a non-profit dedicated to providing free programs for underprivileged children. Thomas is currently a NFL Legends Community Coordinator.

WEST TEAM

Donnie Edwards
NFL Legend Captain

Donnie Edwards, born in San Diego, California, attended college at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). During his 13 seasons as a linebacker, Edwards played for the Kansas City Chiefs (1996-2001, 2007-08) and the San Diego Chargers (2002-06). He was selected to the 2002 Pro Bowl. After his playing experience, Edwards has devoted himself to philanthropy. He donates time and money to the charitable organizations and institutions that provided positive guidance during his youth such as the Child Abuse Prevention Foundation, After School All-Stars, Best Defense Foundation, and Jump for Life. Donnie is currently a NFL Legends Community Coordinator.

Steven Jackson
NFL Legend Captain

A first-round selection of the St. Louis Rams in the 2004 NFL Draft, Jackson is the Rams’ all-time rushing leader with 10,138 yards. A three-time Pro Bowler and member of the 10,000-yard club with a career total of 11,438 yards, he tallied eight consecutive 1,000-yard seasons (2005–12). Jackson, an avid photographer and world traveler, often documents his journeys on his personal website. In 2014, Jackson hosted an art exhibit at a Los Angeles gallery, where he sold several of his works. He currently serves as a Pacific West Region Coordinator for the NFL Legends Community.

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