View Full Version : Bettis, Fields among football writers' award winners

07-11-2005, 07:26 PM
Bettis, Fields among football writers' award winners

NEW YORK (AP) -- Carolina linebacker Mark Fields and Pittsburgh running back Jerome Bettis are among the winners of the Pro Football Writers Awards, announced Monday.

Fields, who returned to the NFL after battling cancer, won the George Halas Award. It's given to a player who performed despite injury or personal problems off the field. Bettis won the inaugural Good Guy Award, given to a league or club official for his cooperation with pro football writers.

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Nice to hear that he is receiving an award.

07-11-2005, 07:40 PM
Bettis is the eternal team player and all around great guy.. congrats to the Bus !

07-11-2005, 08:14 PM
I agree he is a great guy on and off the field and really deals well with the media. I can't say I'm suprised he won this award...he deserves it. Congrats Bettis!!!

07-11-2005, 08:43 PM
Got to agree with all this. We all know Bettis is a class act.

07-12-2005, 05:56 PM
Bettis is the man, congrats Bus for the Good Guy Award. Well deserved