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J.J. Watt among 5 finalists for 'Whizzer' White Award
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J.J. Watt among 5 finalists for 'Whizzer' White Award,Authentic Jamaal Charles Jersey,Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Texans defensive end J.J. Watt are among the five finalists for the NFL Players Association's Byron "Whizzer" White Award.

The award annually recognizes players for exceptional community service in their team cities and hometowns.

 Eagles defensive end Chris Long and Broncos linebacker Von Miller are the other finalists.,Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton

The award is named after former NFL running back and Supreme Court Justice Byron Raymond "Whizzer" White.

Kaepernick,Womens Max Garcia Jersey, has spoken out on behalf of racial and social justice. He pledged $1 million to organizations working in underserved communities., a free agent

 Watt came to the city's aid. His social media campaign generated more than $37 million in disaster relief.,When Houston was devastated by Hurricane Harvey in August

Dalton and his wife provide financial assistance to families of seriously ill and physically challenged children through the Andy & Jordan Dalton Foundation.

Long,Authentic Riley Dixon Jersey, who will be going to his second consecutive Super Bowl, Virginia., donated his entire 2017 salary to educational initiatives. He was selected the Week 2 NFLPA Community MVP for using six game checks to fund a scholarship program at his high school in Charlottesville

013 eyeglass frames to Denver youngsters through the Anchor Center for Blind Children and his Von's Vision Foundation.,Miller has struggled with near-sightedness and donated 2

" Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph said. "He's a guy I had the pleasure of working with in the tight end room before he took over as offensive coordinator halfway through the year,Womens Ronald Leary Jersey,"He's one of the best coaches I've ever played for, and then working with him day in and day out this year, another starting running back -- he carried us all the way to a top-10 offense.,Womens Domata Peko Jersey, the way he's led the offense and took us -- even though we faced the adversity [of] losing another starting quarterback

"They are getting a really special coach, he is an even better human being.", and as good a coach he is

Keenum threw 22 touchdown passes and seven interceptions in 2017 while working with Shurmur. Minnesota finished 11th in total offense.

It helped him earn the opportunity for another head-coaching job. There is reason to believe it will turn out better the second time around.

"I think if he gets the opportunity,Authentic Max Garcia Jersey," Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said. "I was able to compete against Pat a few times when he was a head coach in Cleveland. I always thought his schemes did a good job. And then we brought him in here as one of the assistants., he'll be successful

 good relationship with the players. He's done an outstanding job this year and I do believe he's earned the right [to be a head coach].","He's a smart guy

 and three defensive players were suspended for their conduct. Shurmur will be tasked with trying to fix the offense and locker room.,Womens Todd Davis Jersey,Shurmur inherits a difficult situation with the Giants. Their offense struggled badly for the second straight season

"We are pleased to welcome Pat to our organization and look forward to the leadership he will provide for our team, and it is clear his players respond to his guidance and direction. We interviewed six talented and qualified candidates," Mara and Tisch said in the news release. "He has an outstanding track record in developing young players, is the right person to lead our team.", and we feel like Pat, with his vision and experience

Due to weather-related travel issues in and out of Minnesota, Shurmur's introductory news conference will be held on Friday. He will be at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, from Tuesday until Thursday., Alabama

 which gives them a first-hand look at how players practice throughout the buildup to the game. It’s something else for a team to go out and ask for a certain player to be placed on their team.,It’s one thing for a team to coach the Senior Bowl

 John Elway and the Broncos are saying to the NFL,In a not-so-subtle way, “We want Mayfield.” But, Denver isn’t guaranteed to land the collegiate star., even at No. 5 overall

That’s because the Cleveland Browns are also quarterback needy, and they pick at both Nos. 1 and 4, at No. 2., while the New York Giants will be looking for a quarterback too

Is Mayfield the answer? His numbers are astronomical,292 yards in only three seasons at Oklahoma, throwing for 12, too; he totaled 893 yards and 18 scores rushing in three years with the Sooners., with a superb 69.8 completion percentage and 119 touchdowns compared to only 21 interceptions. He’s not just a passer, Mayfield has the athleticism to run with the ball

 he won the Heisman Trophy. Wait,And,Womens Jamaal Charles Jersey, this all sounds too familiar. Denver did draft a dual-threat quarterback, in the first round. It was nearly a decade ago already when Tim Tebow was taken at No. 25 by the Broncos in 2010., Authentic Domata Peko Jersey,who won the Heisman

 but it is to bring up the point that a quarterback’s success at the college level doesn’t necessarily mean he’ll be able to transfer that over to the NFL. Denver only has to look at the athletically gifted Paxton Lynch — another first-round quarterback pick who looks to be a bust — to remember just how difficult it is to find an elite player.,Authentic Todd Davis Jersey,That’s not to say Mayfield is another Tebow

If Mayfield is the man, even with his off-the-field and on-field baggage —being arrested last February for public intoxication and then acting drunk on the sideline while cussing out opponents on national television — then Denver will have properly vetted him, too., through this Senior Bowl and likely at the NFL Combine
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