MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has been given the Ed Block Courage Award.
It honors one player from each NFL team who exemplifies sportsmanship, courage, and adversity on and off the field.READ MORE: What Is ‘Wordle’? And Why Is It So Popular?
Griffen certainly faced that this year.READ MORE: Owatonna Igloo: Family Builds Giant, Colorful Shelter In Front Yard
He had a turbulent start to the season, having to step away from the team for about a month to seek mental health treatment.MORE NEWS: How to Order Free COVID Tests Starting This Week
Later, Griffen said he had reflected on his personal health and was grateful for the support of his family, teammates, and fans.