Finalists announced for Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award

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Once of the most significant postseason award carries the name of one of the greatest running backs in NFL history.

The Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award goes to the player who best combines on-field performance and off-field service.

This year’s finalists, announced during halftime of the NFC title game, are Bears cornerback Charles Tillman, Cardinals kicker Jay Feely, and Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis (pictured).

Last year, the award went to Cowboys tight end Jason Witten.  The 2014 winner will be named during the NFL Honors event, on February 1.