Chris Long wins NFLPA’s Byron “Whizzer” White award
1 February 2018 Eagles News
Today, the NFL Players Association or NFLPA officially announced that Eagles defensive end Chris Long as the recipient of the 2018 NFLPA Byron “Whizzer” White Community MVP award.
Congratulations to @JOEL9ONE for winning the NFLPA Byron "Whizzer" White #CommunityMVP Award. The award was voted on by the players of the National Football League and was presented by Delta Private Jets. pic.twitter.com/8HOfQyCd5m
— NFLPA (@NFLPA) February 1, 2018
Long was nominated for this award in week two of the NFL season, when he pledged to donated to his hometown city Charlottesville for scholarships.
This award is the highest honor that the NFLPA has. As a result, the NFLPA will donate $100,000 to a charity of Long’s choice.