Patriots Star Rob Ninkovich personally hand-signed this mini helmet and inscribed it Captain. Ninkovich starred at Purdue before being drafted by the Saints in 2006. He became a full-fledged star when he joined New England in 2009. In 2013, Ninkovich was named Defensive Captain of the team. This Ninkovich autograph is guaranteed authentic with a Steiner Sports Certificate of Authenticity and an accompanying tamper-evident Steiner Hologram.