Redskins name Ryan Kerrigan as Walter Peyton Man of the Year

Ryan Kerrigan is named the Washington Redskins' nominee for the 2015 Walter Payton Man of the Year award.
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The Washington Redskins have named outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan as the team's recipient of the 2015 Walter Peyton Man of the Year nominee.

The honor recognizes a player’s community service and volunteer efforts as well as his excellence on the field, according to a team statement.

All 32 teams have one nominee each for the award, and the winner will be announced during the NFL Honors awards show on February 6, 2016.

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