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Walter Payton Man of the Year

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Vikings' Pro Bowler raises the 'Barr' for single-parent students

Considered the league's most prestigious honor, the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award presented by Nationwide recognizes NFL players who have exhibited excellence on the field, and whose passion to impact lives extends beyond the game. This year's nominee for the Minnesota Vikings is four-time Pro Bowl linebacker Anthony Barr, whose "Raise the Barr" program provides economic opportunity for single-parent students.