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Linebacker Chad Greenway named Vikings Community Man of the Year

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By Chris Tomasson

ctomasson@pioneerpress.com

Linebacker Chad Greenway was named Tuesday the Vikings Community Man of the Year.

That makes Greenway eligible for the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. Each of the 32 teams nominated one player, and the winner will be announced at the Super Bowl.

Greenway on Monday was named one of eight finalists for the inaugural NFL Sportsmanship Award. Each team also nominated one player for that award.

Greenway is in his ninth year with the Vikings. He has volunteered his time with Memorial Blood Centers, Sanford Health, University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital, Fuel Up To Play 60, The Salvation Army, Taste of the NFL, United Way and the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Minnesota.

In 2009, Greenway and his wife Jenni established the Lead The Way Foundation to provide seriously ill and physically challenged children throughout the Twin Cities with daily support and life-changing experiences.

Greenway also was selected the Vikings Community Man of the Year in 2011.

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