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Sunday, January 24, 2010
Furrey a finalist for Man of the Year

By James Walker
ESPN.com

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Cleveland Browns receiver Mike Furrey is a finalist for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award.

Furrey joins Kansas City Chiefs guard Brian Waters and linebacker London Fletcher of the Washington Redskins in the final three. One of these players will be chosen for the award, which honors their service in the community this season, on Feb. 7 before the Super Bowl.

"Mike epitomizes what it means to be a true professional athlete," Browns president Mike Holmgren said in a statement. "His tireless efforts on the field and in the community are inspirational, and we are proud that he is a member of the Cleveland Browns."