Thursday, December 7, 2017

"The N.F.L. will present its Walter Payton Man of the Year award on Saturday...The winner gets a trophy. But it is not of Payton."

Instead, it’s of an obscure 6-foot-6-inch, 250-pound offensive tackle who modeled for it when it was originally sculptured in 1969. His name is Steve Wright.

“I’m the poster boy for being in the right place at the right time,”