The eight finalists for the inaugural NFL Sportsmanship Award were revealed by the league Monday.
Each team nominated one of its players for the award, which recognizes players who best exemplify outstanding sportsmanship on the field, including fair play and respect for the game.
A panel of Warrick Dunn, Curtis Martin, Karl Mecklenburg and Leonard Wheeler, who are all part of the NFL Legends Community, selected the eight finalists from the 32 nominees.
The recipient of the NFL Sportsmanship Award will be determined by a vote of current NFL players. The players will vote on Dec. 19 and the winner will be announced on Saturday, Jan. 31, on NBC, the night before Super Bowl XLIX.
The recipient of the award will receive a $25,000 donation from the NFL Foundation to a charity of his choice. The winner will also be presented with a trophy that will represent the important role that sportsmanship plays in the game.
The finalists feature four players from each conference. Take a look at the well-deserving candidates and their statistics:
Davis is a 10-year NFL veteran and a stalwart on the Panthers' defense. He's a four-time team captain and is No. 2 on Carolina's all-time tackles list with 705.
Fitzgerald is an 11-year veteran out of Pittsburgh. He is Arizona's all-time leading receiver with 903 receptions for 12,089 yards and 89 touchdowns. Fitzgerald, 31, hails as the youngest receiver to catch 900 passes.