Sunday December 21st, 2014

On Sunday, Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reported that Oakland Raiders offensive tackle Menelik Watson donated his game check for this week to the family of a four-year-old fan who has hypoplastic left heart syndrome, according to ProFootballTalk.

Ava Urrea, who was born with half a heart and has had 14 surgeries, got to visit the Raiders this week after Glazer arranged for the meeting through his Touchdown Dreams program. 

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Players gave her a signed helmet, signed footballs and made her captain for a day, according to Glazer. 

ProFootballTalk found that Watson's base salary for the year is $622,948, making his weekly gross salary $36,944. Accounting for taxes, Urrea and her family should receive around $18,000.

- Molly Geary

 

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