NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The NFL has announced the 32 players eligible for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award.
Among the nominees are Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson, Dallas running back DeMarco Murray, San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers, Kansas City linebacker Tamba Hali and Carolina linebacker Thomas Davis, who was a finalist last year.READ MORE: Trump Says His 'Journey' Is 'Far From Being Over' In First Major Public Speech Since Leaving Office
The Giants’ nominee is punter Steve Weatherford and the Jets’ nominee is defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson.
Named for the late Hall of Fame running back, the award recognizes a player’s community service and performance on the field.READ MORE: Gov. Cuomo Agrees To Attorney General James' Demand For Legal Referral To Investigate Sexual Harassment Allegations