The Pro Football Writers of America (PFWA) will announce their 2020 Off-Field Award winners June 22-26 and June 29, 2020.
Monday, June 22: George Halas Award (NFL player, coach or staff member who overcomes the most adversity to succeed)
Nominees: Bobby Engram (Baltimore TE coach), Travis Frederick (Dallas-retired), Everson Griffen (Minnesota), Russell Okung (Los Angeles Chargers) and Darren Waller (Oakland).
Tuesday, June 23: Good Guy Award (NFL player for his qualities and professional style in helping pro football writers do their jobs)
Nominees: Lorenzo Alexander (Buffalo-retired), Stephon Gilmore (New England), Eli Manning (New York Giants-retired), Philip Rivers (Los Angeles Chargers), Justin Simmons (Denver) and Joe Staley (San Francisco-retired).
Wednesday, June 24: Dick McCann Award (Reporter who has made a long and distinguished contribution to pro football through coverage)
Nominees: Don Banks (SI.com), Jarrett Bell (USA Today), Vic Carucci (Buffalo News), Jeff Legwold (ESPN.com), Gary Myers (author) and Barry Wilner (Associated Press).
Thursday, June 25: Jack Horrigan Award (League or club official for his or her qualities and professional style in helping the pro football writers do their job)
Nominees: Chris Ballard (Indianapolis GM), Kevin Byrne (Baltimore EVP-pubic & community relations), Jerry Jones (Dallas owner/president/GM), Anthony Lynn (Los Angeles Chargers head coach) and Brian McCarthy (NFL VP, communications).
Friday, June 26: Pete Rozelle Award (NFL club public relations staff that consistently strives for excellence in its dealings and relationships with the media)
Nominees: Baltimore, Denver, Indianapolis, New England and Pittsburgh.
Monday, June 29: Paul “Dr. Z” Zimmerman Award (Lifetime achievement as an assistant coach in the NFL) – two honorees
Nominees: Bill Arnsparger, Romeo Crennel, Dick Hoak, Rod Marinelli, Bobb McKittrick, Floyd Peters, Buddy Ryan and Bobby Turner.