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News: Jason Witten humbled by Payton nomination

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    By Todd Archer | ESPNDallas.com

    IRVING, Texas – After 10 years with the Dallas Cowboys, Jason Witten continues to wait for the most important on-field success a player can have -- winning a Super Bowl. On Saturday he could take home one of the NFL’s most important off-field awards.

    Witten is a finalist for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, which honors a player’s community activism, as well as on-field success. Arizona’s Larry Fitzgerald and Cleveland’s Joe Thomas are the other finalists.

    On Friday Witten will collect the Bart Starr Award, which is given by Athletes in Action to the player who best exemplifies the same commitment to family, teammates and community as Starr, a Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame quarterback.

    Read more: http://espn.go.com/blog/dallas/cowboys/post/_/id/4705414/jason-witten-humbled-by-payton-nomination
     
  2. cowboyeric8

    cowboyeric8 Chicks dig crutches

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    Witten is just an amazing human being.
     
  3. plymkr

    plymkr Well-Known Member

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    I second that. He has been nothing but a blessing on and off the field. He's a player that a fan can be proud of. I love the fact that he's a cowboy.
     

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