Kansas City's Waters Is Up for NFL's Man of the Year Award
Posted: Jan 21, 2008 10:04 AM
Updated: Jan 21, 2008 01:00 PM

NEW YORK (AP) - Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman Brian Waters is among the finalists for the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.

The winner will be announced at the Super Bowl in Glendale, Arizona, on February 3rd.

The award named for Hall of Famer Walter Payton is the only league award that recognizes community involvement and service, as well as on-field performance.

Waters has volunteered regularly at a youth homeless shelter in Dallas. He has started a foundation to help children in his hometown of Waxahachie, Texas, as well as Kansas City.

The other finalists are Hines Ward of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Jason Taylor of the Miami Dolphins and Jason Witten of the Dallas Cowboys.