It was announced early on Thursday that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch was the recipient of the Byron "Whizzer" White Award. The award, named for former Steeler (1938) and Supreme Court Justice Byron "Whizzer" White is the highest honor that can be bestowed on a player by the NFLPA.
Batch beat out four other finalists; Chad Greenway (Minnesota Vikings), Charles Tillman (Chicago Bears), Benjamin Watson (Cleveland Browns) and Jason Witten (Dallas Cowboys). He also becomes the fourth member of the Steelers to win the award joining Andy Russell, Franco Harris and Rocky Bleier in the 31-year history of the award.
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