FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - Tim Tebow has won the 2011 Good Guy Award given by the Professional Football Writers of America.
The quarterback for Denver last season and now with the New York Jets won the honor presented by the PFWA for his qualities and professional style in helping pro football writers do their jobs. He is the fifth consecutive quarterback and first member of the Broncos to win.
PFWA second vice president Jeff Legwold, who covered Tebow for the Denver Post, cites how Tebow "not only dealt with the traditional media obligations both locally and nationally, but he was also the focus of many non-traditional media outlets, both from in Denver and across the country."
Tebow also was praised for his professionalism and respect for others.