Jurrell Casey Named Titans Walter Payton Man of the Year
Titans Pro Bowl defensive tackle Jurrell Casey selected as the team's 2016 Walter Payton Man of the Year for his impact in the community. He is now a finalist for the league-wide 2016 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award that will be awarded during the upcoming Super Bowl week. This prestigious NFL award has been in existence since 1970 and it honors players who demonstrate outstanding balance in their lives between civic and professional responsibilities. Casey, a three-time team captain who went to the Pro Bowl last season, was a third-round draft pick by the Titans in the 2010 NFL Draft out of Southern Cal, what’s more, he’s also been a giant in community. Casey and his wife established the Casey Fund to help people in need. Casey said his mother and wife made an significant impact on him with community effort. The three finalists of 2016 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award will be announced in January, with the winner announced during the annual NFL Honors show, airing the day before Super Bowl LI.