Tyler Radecki
Sunday February 5th, 2012

Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk has been named the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year, according to the NFL’s Twitter account.

[tweet https://twitter.com/nfl/status/165949128742936579 align='center'] The award is given to honor a player for his volunteer and charity work. Birk started the H.I.K.E (hope, inspiration, knowledge and education) Foundation in 2002 that helps at-risk children with educational opportunities. A full press release on the award can be found here.

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