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Former Eagles DE Chris Long Wins 'Good Guy' Award

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 13:  Chris Long #56 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates a second quarter sack against the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Mercedes Benz Superdome on January 13, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)
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NFL writers think former NFL defensive end Chris Long is just a good guy, no doubt about it. And what would make them think otherwise?

After all, The former Walter Payton Man of the Year award winner and two-time Super Bowl Champ had one of the better on-field/off-the-field personalities for a pro football player.

Now, he can add a second 'Good Guy' award to his trophy cabinet.

The 'Good Guy Award' is described by the Pro Football Writers Association as an award given to players who act professional and demonstrate good qualities that help those journalists do their job adequately throughout the season.

It's the second consecutive year Long has won the award.

Long is also quite charitable, establishing a foundation and even donating a year's salary to help support education for those who were in a lesser position to receive it.

He's a good guy to the media and to the people, what more can you ask for out of a professional athlete?