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: Art Tribute To Bob Dylan Goes Up Outside Hibbing High School
Griffen certainly faced that this year.READ MORE: Nathan Hase Killed In Goodhue County Crash
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: Cameron Clark Will Serve More Than 15 Years For Attempted Murder Of Unborn Child, Aiding And Abetting Robbery
Later, Griffen said he had reflected on his personal health and was grateful for the support of his family, teammates, and fans.