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Former Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin wins NFL Man of the Year award

Former Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin wins NFL Man of the Year award

Three years after he was one of the stars in the Ravens' Super Bowl XLVII victory, Anquan Boldin picked up a huge personal honor during the NFL's championship weekend.

Boldin, a wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers, was named the 2015 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year. The announcement was made during the NFL Honors prime-time awards show Saturday, on the eve of the Super Bowl.

"The word humbled does not even come close to describing what it feels like to be selected Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year," Boldin said in a statement released by the league. "Walter Payton was a player I idolized as a kid for what he could do on the football field, but he...

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