NFL donates $1 million to current, former players’ charities – NFL.com

NEW YORK — The NFL has awarded $1 million in grants to the charities of nearly 90 current and former players.

The league said Tuesday that star quarterbacks Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, Ben Roethlisberger and Philip Rivers were among those receiving up to $50,000 for their foundations.

NFL Charities has given more than $17 million to player foundations over two decades, and that didn’t change with the lockout this year.

via NFL.com news: NFL donates $1 million to current, former players’ charities.

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