Von Miller nominated for Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award

Von Miller nominated for Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award

For the Vikings, it was defensive end Brian Robison.

All 32 National Football League teams nominate one player for the award, named for the late Steelers owner.

The eight finalists will be announced when players vote on December 15.

The Art Rooney Award was created in 2014 and is named after Art Rooney, the late founder of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Players can not vote for someone from their own team.

More news: Cards Against Humanity Announces New Holiday Promotion

Each team nominated a player for the award, which recognizes whomever "best demonstrates the qualities of on-field sportsmanship, including fair play, respect for the game and opponents, and integrity in competition".

Robison will join a nominee from each of the other 31 NFL clubs, and a panel of NFL Legends will select eight finalists (four from AFC teams and four from NFC teams).

The victor is selected by the NFL players and the NFL Players Association and will be eligible to receive a $25,000 donation to the charity of the recipient of the award's choice, as for provided by the NFL Foundation. The victor gets a trophy and a $25,000 donation from the league to a charity of his choice. Raiders great Charles Woodson won the award in 2015 and Larry Fitzgerald of the Cardinals received the inaugural award in 2014.

Related Articles

  • Ben Affleck wants a 'cool way to segue out' of DCEU

    Ben Affleck wants a 'cool way to segue out' of DCEU

    We are less than a week out from the eagerly anticipated DC superhero team-up film, Justice League . Superman: Dawn of Justice , and I thought Affleck did a fine job as both Batman and Bruce Wayne.
    Detained UCLA basketball players heading home from China

    Detained UCLA basketball players heading home from China

    During the questioning, Ball, Hill and Riley were accompanied by interpreters and UCLA team representatives, according to ESPN. Per Chinese law, the three players could face significant prison sentences of three to 10 years if convicted of grand larceny.

    Advance Auto Parts Inc (AAP) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

    When we divide the current volume by the three-month average volume, we get a relative volume of 10.79. (NYSE: AAP ) is 16.091176. Part of Advance Auto's share price spike Tuesday simply reflects how heavily the stock had been sold off previously.
  • Papa John's Apologizes for 'Divisive' Comments Regarding Anthem Protests, NFL Commish

    Papa John's Apologizes for 'Divisive' Comments Regarding Anthem Protests, NFL Commish

    Despite the pizza chain's efforts Tuesday to address the criticism over those remarks, some social media users weren't convinced. Papa John's replied to some of the responses, acknowledging that it "should have acted sooner" following Schnatter's comments.
    Red Kettle Campaign kicks off November  17

    Red Kettle Campaign kicks off November 17

    The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program will kick-off on Black Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. This year's Christmas Kettle campaign runs through December 23.
    NY state regulator fines Credit Suisse $135 mln over forex practices

    NY state regulator fines Credit Suisse $135 mln over forex practices

    The study also found that millennials face a significant disadvantage compared to older generations. Altogether, these 3.5 billion working class people hold just 2.7 percent of global wealth.
  • Amid Hints of Special Counsel, Hillary Aides Push Trump Focus

    Amid Hints of Special Counsel, Hillary Aides Push Trump Focus

    Democrats have criticized this as a ploy to deflect attention from the special counsel probing Trump campaign interactions with the Kremlin and potential effects on the 2016 presidential election.
    Allen leads No. 1 Duke past No. 2 Michigan State 88-81

    Allen leads No. 1 Duke past No. 2 Michigan State 88-81

    There's really no better way to ring in the new college basketball season that with an onslaught of hoops games to open the year. In two games, Duke freshman point guard Trevon Duval (6-3, 186 pounds) has 20 assists to only 1 turnover.
    Skier Poisson hits tree in training crash death

    Skier Poisson hits tree in training crash death

    Poisson, a bronze medallist at the 2013 World Championships, passed away after a crash in the resort of Nakiska . They've been building the course since October and there will be multiple layers of netting on the course.
  • Meet Lebanese-origin Alex Azar, Trump's pick for health secretary

    Meet Lebanese-origin Alex Azar, Trump's pick for health secretary

    Price racked up roughly $1 million in private and government air travel in just seven months, according to Politico . Bush administration, to be his new secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.
    Ed Sheeran Sets The Record Straight About Taylor Swift's Song Dress! WATCH!

    Ed Sheeran Sets The Record Straight About Taylor Swift's Song Dress! WATCH!

    Swift reportedly kept " Reputation " off streaming services like Apple Music and Spotify for the first week of release. Taylor Swift is going to bring her new album to life when she hits the road next year.

    Diehard Bargain Hunter: Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (FNF)

    It has outperformed by 9.27% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $10.60 billion company. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 12,531 shares. 4,959 are owned by Kcm Investment Limited Com.