Part of the benefit of being named the Walter Payton Man of the Year is a patch that gets added to your jersey the rest of your career.

77彩票网appThat means the Texans' J.J. Watt earned a sweet gold addition to his Texans jersey in 2017.

77彩票网appThe award goes to a player for his excellence on and off the field. Watt spearheaded a fundraising effort during and after Hurricane Harvey that raised more than $37 million for relief efforts.

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long won the award in 2018. Some other winners of the award include Peyton Manning when he played for the Colts in 2005, Saints' Drew Brees, Giants' Eli Manning, Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald, Cowboys' Jason Witten and Panthers' Thomas Davis.


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Browse through the photos to see what the patch looked like on previous Walter Payton Award winners last season.