Indianapolis Colts star wide receiver T.Y. Hilton has been named a nominee for the 2017 Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award. "Cam is not like that", said assistant head coach/defensive line coach John Mitchell. What I like about him is when he encourages a player, or corrects a player, he is correcting himself. He doesn't complain to referees or get into skirmishes with opposing players or coaches.
"Art Rooney is an iconic figure in NFL history", said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at the time the award was introduced. One player from each team is nominated, and this year, it's Rodger Saffold who's up for the honor.More news: Abe, Li to work toward early summit with South Korea's Moon
The award, which honors players who display excellent sportsmanship on the field, is voted on by National Football League players. An NFL Legends committee of Warrick Dunn, Curtis Martin, Karl Mecklenburg and Leonard Wheeler will select the eight finalists (four from the NFC and four from the AFC) who will be up for voting.
According to a press release from NFL Communications, the award was created three years ago in honor of the late founding owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Hall of Famer Art Rooney Sr.More news: Volunteers Wanted To Knit Red Hats For Babies
A committee of former players select the eight finalists, and then current players select the victor when they vote for the Pro Bowl in December.More news: Medical marijuana approved for PTSD treatment in New York State
- Volvo's parent company just bought a 'flying car' startup
- One-off McLaren 720S revealed at Dubai motor show
- What Did President Trump Accomplish With His Asia Trip?
- Rs 1430 crore seized by IT department from Sasikala's properties
- Making stocks you should surely buy: JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)
- Institutional Investors Lead Shift in Callon Petroleum Co (NYSE:CPE) Sentiment
- Freeport-McMoran, Inc. (FCX) Holdings Boosted by Morse Asset Management Inc
- Croatia, Switzerland qualify for World Cup
- Jerry Jones 'laughs' in the face of National Football League attacks
- Sold Out: Stove Top's stretchy Thanksgiving dinner trousers were a hot seller