WALTER PAYTON MAN OF THE YEAR

WALTER PAYTON MAN OF THE YEAR

Walter Payton Man of the Year

Since 1970, the NFL has awarded the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award to recognize a player's off-the-field community service, as well as his playing excellence. The Jets award winner will receive $50,000 to donate to the 501(c)(3) organization of his choice. The team's recipient is eligible to win the national Walter Payton Man of the Year Award and be recognized at a press conference during Super Bowl Week. The national winner will receive $500,000 to donate to the 501(c)(3) organization of his choice. The Jets have had two national winners, Marty Lyons in 1984 and Boomer Esiason in 1995.

Winners (since 2001)

2001 – Kevin Mawae, C

2002 – Mo Lewis, LB

2003 – Marvin Jones, LB

2004 – Kareem McKenzie, T

2005 – Kevin Mawae, C

2006 – Chad Pennington, QB

2007 – Jerricho Cotchery, WR

2008 – Tony Richardson, FB

2009 – D'Brickashaw Ferguson, T

2010 – Tony Richardson, FB

2011 – Dustin Keller, TE

2012 – Brandon Moore, G

2013 – Kyle Wilson, DB

2014 – Muhammad Wilkerson, DL

2015 – Eric Decker, WR

2016 – Brandon Marshall, WR

2017 – Quincy Enunwa, WR

2018 – Kelvin Beachum, OT

2019 – Jonotthan Harrison, C

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