Leading Las Vegas: Raiders captain Perryman finds his place in defense | Sports

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LAS VEGAS — Ron Butler could feel the satisfaction coming from the other end of the phone line when he answered a call from Raiders linebacker Denzel Perryman early in the season.

“Hey man, I think I’m going to be captain. I think they’re voting me captain,” Perryman told his longtime agent, friend and confidant, prompting a cheery response in return.

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