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Ravens' Benjamin Watson among three finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year

Ravens' Benjamin Watson among three finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year

Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson is one of three finalists for the 2017 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award.

The announcement was made at halftime of Sunday’s AFC conference championship game between the New England Patriots and Jacksonville Jaguars. Watson joins fellow finalists J.J. Watt, a defensive end for the Houston Texans’ and tight end Greg Olsen of the Carolina Panthers.

A winner will be announced during “NFL Honors,” a prime-time awards show that will air Feb. 3, the night before Super Bowl LII.

“Greg, Benjamin and J.J. have changed countless lives with their generosity and commitment to helping others,” commissioner Roger...

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