EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have selected outside linebacker Chad Greenway and offensive tackle Phil Loadholt for their annual off-the-field honors.
Greenway was named the Vikings Community Man of the Year. Loadholt was picked as the team’s Ed Block Courage Award recipient for 2015. The winners were announced Wednesday.READ MORE: Maple Grove Man Convicted Of Murder In Wife's Shooting Death
This was Greenway’s third such honor, having been tabbed previously in 2011 and 2014. He also won the NFL Players Association’s most recent award for community service.READ MORE: ‘Our Business is Down Over 50%’: Deadly St. Paul Bar Shooting Impacts Surrounding Businesses
Since its inception in 2009, Greenway’s Lead the Way Foundation has raised more than $1.5 million for charities focused on seriously ill and physically challenged children.
Loadholt suffered a season-ending Achilles injury in August. The Ed Block Courage Award is chosen by players on each NFL team for commitment to sportsmanship and courage.MORE NEWS: None Hurt After Shots Fired Inside Plymouth Movie Theater
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