Dalton will get Call to Courage Award
Bengals player is second QB honored
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton will receive the 18th Call to Courage Award in Buffalo on May 18.
The award is handed out annually by Indianapolis Colts coach and former Bills quarterback Frank Reich to a current NFL player who has exemplified outstanding character, commitment and leadership on the field and in the community. The breakfast event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo and is sponsored by the Buffalo Pro Ministry of Athletes in Action.
Dalton, 31, is entering his ninth NFL season. He is 67-502 as an NFL starter. Dalton is the second Bengals quarterback to win the Call to Courage Award, joining Jon Kitna.
Previous winners include Kurt Warner, Chad Pennington, Curtis Martin, Don Davis, Bob Christian, Trent Dilfer, John Kasay, Heath Evans, London Fletcher, Ben Watson, Thomas Davis, Jeff Saturday, Kyle Williams, Scott Chandler, Lorenzo Alexander and Demario Davis.
Reich also will hand out the High School Call to Courage Award to an outstanding member of a Western New York high school football team.
The breakfast is open to the public. Tickets are $40 each, and a table of 10 is $400. For sponsorship and ticket information, call 716-559-1800 or find AIABuffalo on Facebook.
Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton will receive the Call to Courage Award May 18.