Buccaneers’ Godwin Receives Courage Award


Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ wide receiver Chris Godwin has been named The Ed Block Courage Award recipient by his teammates.

Godwin posted 104 receptions, 1,032 yards and three touchdowns just nine months after having ACL surgery.


Via edblock.org, “The Ed Block Courage Award Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to supporting the well-being of abused, neglected and at-risk children throughout our Courage House National Support Network for Kids. Through our partnership with the National Football League (NFL), the Foundation cultivates awareness at each Courage House and helps to raise funds for their programs and initiatives.”

“Each of the 27 partnered facilities are provided with monetary and gift-in-kind donations along with various needed services to help advance their mission from the Ed Block Courage Award Foundation. Over the past five years, we have donated over $200,000 and more than $20,000 in memorabilia to our community partners.”

Via buccaneers.com,

“I am truly humbled to be selected as the Buccaneers nominee for this award,” stated Godwin. “I appreciate my teammates for honoring me with this recognition, and I am incredibly grateful to our support staff who aided and encouraged me as I worked to overcome a difficult injury. While this is an individual honor, this is something I will share with everybody in the Buccaneers organization.”

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