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PREVIOUS WALTER PAYTON NFL MAN OF THE YEAR WINNERS

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YEAR WINNER TEAM
1969 – Gladiator Award Bart Starr Green Bay Packers
1970 Johnny Unitas Baltimore Colts
1971 John Hadl San Diego Chargers
1972 Willie Lanier Kansas City Chiefs
1973 Len Dawson Kansas City Chiefs
1974 George Blanda Oakland Raiders
1975 Ken Anderson Cincinnati Bengals
1976 Franco Harris Pittsburgh Steelers
1977 Walter Payton Chicago Bears
1978 Roger Staubach Dallas Cowboys
1979 Joe Greene Pittsburgh Steelers
1980 Harold Carmichael Philadelphia Eagles
1981 Lynn Swann Pittsburgh Steelers
1982 Joe Theismann Washington Redskins
1983 Rolf Benirschke San Diego Chargers
1984 Marty Lyons New York Jets
1985 Dwight Stephenson Miami Dolphins
1986 Reggie Williams Cincinnati Bengals
1987 Dave Duerson Chicago Bears
1988 Steven Largent Seattle Seahawks
1989 Warren Moon Houston Oilers
1990 Mike Singletary Chicago Bears
1991 Anthony Munoz Cincinnati Bengals
1992 John Elway Denver Broncos
1993 Derrick Thomas Kansas City Chiefs
1994 Junior Seau San Diego Chargers
1995 Boomer Esiason New York Jets
1996 Darrell Green Washington Redskins
1997 Troy Aikman Dallas Cowboys
1998 Dan Marino Miami Dolphins
1999 Cris Carter Minnesota Vikings
2000 Derrick Brooks & Jim Flanigan Tampa Bay Buccaneers / Green Bay Packers
2001 Jerome Bettis Pittsburgh Steelers
2002 Troy Vincent Philadelphia Eagles
2003 Will Shields Kansas City Chiefs
2004 Warrick Dunn Atlanta Falcons
2005 Peyton Manning Indianapolis Colts
2006 LaDainian Tomlinson & Drew Brees San Diego Chargers / New Orleans Saints
2007 Jason Taylor Miami Dolphins
2008 Kurt Warner Arizona Cardinals
2009 Brian Waters Kansas City Chiefs
2010 Madieu Williams Minnesota Vikings
2011 Matt Birk Baltimore Ravens
2012 Jason Witten Dallas Cowboys
2013 Charles Tillman Chicago Bears
2014 Thomas Davis Carolina Panthers
2015 Anquan Boldin San Francisco 49ers
2016 Larry Fitzgerald & Eli Manning Arizona Cardinals / New York Giants
2017 J.J. Watt Houston Texans
2018 Chris Long Philadelphia Eagles
2019 Calais Campbell Jacksonville Jaguars
*The Gladiator Award was the precursor to the Man of the Year Award, which was established in 1970.
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Calais Campbell

2019 MAN OF THE YEAR WINNER

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