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O.J. Brigance wins Halas Award

Updated: June 16, 2014, 2:05 PM ET
Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- O.J. Brigance, the Ravens' senior adviser for player development, has won the George Halas Award for overcoming adversity to succeed.

The award, given Monday by the Professional Football Writers of America, cites Brigance's battle with Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS) and how he has served as an inspiration while helping raise research funds to fight the disease through his Brigance Brigade foundation.

Brigance is the first member of the Ravens to receive the honor, named ...

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