San Francisco 49ers receiver Anquan Boldin, right, is among the finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award at a news conference Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in San Francisco. Other nominees are New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, center, and New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson.
San Francisco 49ers receiver Anquan Boldin, right, is among the finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award at a news conference Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in San Francisco. Other nominees are New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, center, and New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson. Charlie Riedel The Associated Press
San Francisco 49ers receiver Anquan Boldin, right, is among the finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award at a news conference Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in San Francisco. Other nominees are New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, center, and New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson. Charlie Riedel The Associated Press
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February 05, 2016 11:22 AM

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