Bengals QB Dalton finalist for NFLPA Community Award


Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton is one of five finalists for the NFL Players Association’s Byron “Whizzer” White Community MVP.

The other finalists are Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long, Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt and former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

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The Community MVP is the is awarded annually to the player who goes above and beyond to perform community service in their team’s city and/or their hometown.

The winner will be announced Thursday, Feb. 1, at the NFLPA’s annual Super Bowl press conference, where he will receive a $100,000 donation for his foundation or charity of choice.

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Established in 2011, the Andy Dalton Foundation provides opportunities, support and resources to ill and hospitalized children and their families throughout Greater Cincinnati.



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