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first_img Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Arizona Cardinals safety Antoine Bethea (41) moves to tackle Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) during the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga) 0 Comments   Share   Arizona Cardinals safety Antoine Bethea has been nominated as one of the NFL’s 32 candidates for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award this season.The honor is given to the player who does outstanding community service work alongside their play on the field.It’s Bethea’s second nomination; his first came when he was the Indianapolis Colts’ candidate in 2013.This year, the safety will receive a $50,000 donation to the charity of his choice and another $50,000 in his name to expand the United Way Character Playbook program in Arizona. Cleveland Browns LB Christian KirkseyDallas Cowboys QB Dak PrescottDenver Broncos LB Von MillerDetroit Lions QB Matthew StaffordGreen Bay Packers NT Kenny ClarkHouston Texans LB Whitney MercilusIndianapolis Colts DE Jabaal SheardJacksonville Jaguars QB Blake BortlesKansas City Chiefs P Dustin ColquittLos Angeles Chargers DT Corey LiugetLos Angeles Rams OT Andrew WhitworthMiami Dolphins WR Kenny StillsMinnesota Vikings TE Kyle RudolphNew England Patriots S Devin McCourtyNew Orleans Saints RB Mark IngramNew York Giants S Michael ThomasNew York Jets OT Kelvin BeachumOakland Raiders RB Marshawn LynchPhiladelphia Eagles DE Chris LongPittsburgh Steelers DE Cameron HeywardSan Francisco 49ers K Robbie GouldSeattle Seahawks LB K.J. WrightTampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoyTennessee Titans DT Jurrell CaseyWashington Redskins TE Vernon Davis Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retirescenter_img Top Stories Bethea has spent every year since 2010 hosting college students from his hometown, Newport News, Va., as they meet with university and college faculty members to discuss higher education.He started the Safe Coverage Technology Program, which provides laptops and iPads to high schoolers attending certification programs. Bethea’s 757 Shutdown Academy, a youth sports program in his hometown, supports 220 football players and cheerleading squads.Related LinksCardinals players meet with Gov. Doug Ducey, talk criminal justice reformThis year with the Cardinals, he joined players and owner Michael Bidwill, who met with Gov. Doug Ducey to discuss criminal justice reform. Bethea also visits Valley elementary schools to promote literacy.Additionally, 100 percent of Bethea’s AB41 merchancise proceeds benefit the fight against breast cancer.Bethea and the 31 other nominees for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award will wear a helmet decal to recognize them.The full list of the 32 nominees are below:Arizona Cardinals S Antoine BetheaAtlanta Falcons DT Grady JarrettBaltimore Ravens CB Brandon CarrBuffalo Bills LB Lorenzo AlexanderCarolina Panthers DE Julius PeppersChicago Bears TE Trey BurtonCincinnati Bengals DE Carlos Dunlap The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and sellinglast_img read more

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