The Bills will have solid representation at Super Bowl LIII this Sunday in veteran linebacker Lorenzo Alexander. Buffalo’s 2018 Walter Payton Man of the Year, selected for his unwavering commitment to his team and the community, Alexander will be on-site in Atlanta to take part in several activities designed for award nominees. In the days leading up to the big game, Alexander and his fellow Man of the Year candidates will be celebrated for their efforts.
Alexander’s packed schedule starts on Thursday, Jan. 31, with a media tour. The Bills’ designated United Way Character Playbook representative, Alexander will spend time at the United Way’s virtual reality booth at the Super Bowl Experience. As a spokesman, Alexander will help generate awareness for a new Character Playbook initiative that will bring the digital program, which teaches students how to build healthy relationships and make good choices, to any interested middle school in the United States at no cost.
On Friday, Feb. 1, Alexander and all the Man of the Year nominees will do what they do best, connect with the community. Joining NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, the group will pay a visit to a local Boys and Girls Club.
The festivities will pick up where they left off on Saturday, as Alexander makes his way to the NFL Honors Red Carpet. Hosted by comedian Steve Harvey, the ceremony will announce The Associated Press awards as well as the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame class. Throughout the evening, fans will watch as Alexander and each of the Walter Payton Man of the Year nominees are recognized and as the 2018 winner is announced.
Additionally, players from around the NFL will be presented with prestigious awards such as Most Valuable Player, Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Offensive Rookie of the Year, Defensive Rookie of the Year, Comeback Player of the Year and more. NFL Honors will air on Saturday, Feb. 2, on CBS at 9 p.m. ET.
To cap an unforgettable weekend, Alexander and his counterparts will be acknowledged one more time during a pregame celebration on Super Bowl Sunday.
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