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Dak Prescott, Derrick Henry headline Walter Payton award nominees

Field Level Media
08 Dec 2021, 03:55 GMT+10

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott and Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry were among the 32 players announced Tuesday as nominees for the 2021 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award.

Each team selects a player who has had a significant impact on the community through his philanthropy or other efforts. The award, to be presented during Super Bowl LVI week in February, was established in 1970 and named after the late Chicago Bears running back in 1999.

The winner will receive a $250,000 donation to the charity of his choice, with the 31 other nominees receiving a charitable donation of up to $40,000.

Last year's winner was Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.

The 2021 nominees:

Arizona Cardinals: Kelvin Beachum

Atlanta Falcons: Mike Davis

Baltimore Ravens: Bradley Bozeman

Buffalo Bills: Harrison Phillips

Carolina Panthers: D.J. Moore

Chicago Bears: Jimmy Graham

Cincinnati Bengals: Sam Hubbard

Cleveland Browns: Denzel Ward

Dallas Cowboys: Dak Prescott

Denver Broncos: Justin Simmons

Detroit Lions: Jason Cabinda

Green Bay Packers: Aaron Jones

Houston Texans: Justin Reid

Indianapolis Colts: Kenny Moore II

Jacksonville Jaguars: Myles Jack

Kanas City Chiefs: Tyrann Mathieu

Las Vegas Raiders: Darren Waller

Los Angeles Chargers: Corey Linsley

Los Angeles Rams: Andrew Whitworth

Miami Dolphins: Jerome Baker

Minnesota Vikings: Anthony Barr

New England Patriots: Lawrence Guy

New Orleans Saints: Cameron Jordan

New York Giants: Logan Ryan

New York Jets: Quinnen Williams

Philadelphia Eagles: Jason Kelce

Pittsburgh Steelers: Cameron Heyward

San Francisco 49ers: Arik Armstead

Seattle Seahawks: Tyler Lockett

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Mike Evans

Tennessee Titans: Derrick Henry

Washington Football Team: Jonathan Allen

--Field Level Media

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