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Alex Smith is the Chiefs Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee

The Kansas City Chiefs lead the NFL with five Walter Payton Man of the Year award winners. They’re looking to make it six.

The NFL announced this year’s nominee for the Man of the Year award from every team. For the Chiefs, Alex Smith is the nominee.

Football aside, Alex is a terrific person. I’ve seen him participate in things around the community on a regular basis (most recently with Minsky’s and his foundation).

He runs a terrific foundation that has been applauded as one of the top athlete foundations.

The Chiefs will have all five of their Man of the Year nominees at the game on Thursday night.

Here are all the nominees:

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