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Malcolm Jenkins is Eagles’ nominee for Walter…

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Malcolm Jenkins is Eagles’ nominee for Walter...


NFL award season is starting and the NFL just announced this year’s nominees for The Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award presented by Nationwide/

The award honors players who have not only exhibited excellence on-the-field but whose passion to impact lives extends beyond the game. Chris Long was the previous nominee and winner for the Eagles and in 2019, safety and team captain, Malcolm Jenkins is the Philadelphia Eagles’ Walter Payton, Man of the Year Award nominee for the 2019 season, according to an official announcement from the NFL.

“Winning the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award for me would be a huge honor and a way to acknowledge the work of everyone else who has allowed The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation to be what it is,” Jenkins told PhiladelphiaEagles.com. “And that’s every volunteer, every person that we’ve been able to engage within the community, every partner, every sponsor, my wonderful board, who has been with us from the beginning, allowing us to operate in four different states.”

Jenkins was previously nominated during the 2017 season but did not win. Long was the winner for the 2018 season.
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ll 32 nominees will receive a donation of up to $50,000 in their name to their charity of choice. The winner of the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award will receive a $250,000 donation to the charity of their choice. All donations are courtesy of the NFL Foundation and Nationwide.

This season’s Walter Payton Man of the Year Award winner will be announced during NFL Honors on February 1, the night before Super Bowl LIV.

Malcolm Jenkins named the Eagles’ nominee for Walter Payton Man of the Year

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