Podcast: 49ers Offseason Begins →
Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports


Anquan Boldin wins NFL Man of the Year Award

Feb 6, 2016 at 7:11 PM--


San Francisco 49ers WR Anquan Boldin won the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, given out each year honoring an NFL player's volunteer and charity work, as well as his excellence on the field.

Other finalists included New York Giants QB Eli Manning and New Orleans Saints TE Ben Watson.


This is the second year in a row that Boldin was a finalist for the award. Every NFL team nominates a player from their roster for the award and each nominee gets a $5,000 donation to their charity of choice with the winner getting a $50,000 donation.

Last year's winner was Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis.

From NFL.com:

Boldin established the Anquan Boldin (Q81) Foundation in 2004 with the mission to expand the educational and life opportunities of underprivileged children, and has since has held charitable events in Phoenix, Baltimore, South Florida and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Earlier on Saturday, Boldin was the recipient of the Leigh Steinberg Humanitarian Award.

2016 Leigh Steinberg Humanitarian Award

A photo posted by Anquan Boldin (@anquanboldin) on




LISTEN

Facebook Comments



More San Francisco 49ers News



49ers announce 2022 team award winners, Nick Bosa wins Len Eshmont Award

By Site Staff
Jan 31

The San Francisco 49ers announced the organization's 2022 team award recipients. They are listed below. Len Eshmont Award DL Nick Bosa The Len Eshmont Award is voted on by the players and is given to the 49er who best exemplifies the inspirational and courageous play of Len Eshmont, an original member of the 1946 49ers team. Eshmont, who coached at Navy and Virginia following his career in San Francisco, died in 1957. The award was established that year. Bill Walsh Award LB Fred Warner The Bill Walsh Award was established in 2004 in honor of San Francisco's Hall of Fame Head Coach. The award, which is voted on by the coaching staff, is given to the 49er who has best represented the



49ers' DeMeco Ryans named PFWA Assistant Coach of the Year

By Site Staff
Jan 26

San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans has been named the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA) NFL Assistant Coach of the Year. "Ryans is in his second season as the 49ers defensive coordinator after three seasons as inside linebackers coach and one season as a defensive quality control coach," wrote the Professional Football Writers of America via a statement. "He helped lead San Francisco's defense to NFL bests in yards allowed per game (300.6), points allowed per game (16.3), turnover margin (+13) and giveaway points allowed (23). The 16.3 points allowed per game and 77.7 rushing yards allowed per game (second in the NFL) were the lowest for the 49ers since 2011. San Francisco also registered a league-high 20 interceptions. Defensive end Nick



NFL informs teams that 2023 salary cap will be set at $224.8 million

By David Bonilla
Jan 30

According to Pro Football Talk, the NFL has informed teams that the 2023 salary cap will be set at $224.8 million, a $16.6 million increase from the 2022 season's salary cap. "That's up from $208.2 million for the current season and reflects the uptick in revenue that the league will enjoy from new broadcasting deals that kick in during the 2023 season," wrote Josh Alper. "It also shows that the league has rebounded well from the drop to a $182.5 million salary cap in 2021 due to the impact of COVID on attendance and other revenues." OverTheCap.com already lists the San Francisco 49ers owning $16.4 million of cap space under the new $224.8



NFL execs, agent ponder 49ers QB situation

By David Bonilla
Jan 30

Do the San Francisco 49ers need to do something drastic to get over the playoff hump that has plagued them for years? They reached the Super Bowl during the 2019 season but couldn't slam the door on the Kansas City Chiefs. They've come one win short of returning to the Super Bowl in each of the past two seasons, including Sunday's NFC Championship Game loss to the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. What's next for the 49ers' quarterback situation? One day into their offseason, the speculation seems to be running wild, especially after news broke that Brock Purdy, injured against the Eagles, suffered a complete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in his throwing


Featured

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone