Benjamin Watson NFLPA Community MVP

With New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a race for NFL MVP, there is another Saints player that actually won an MVP award.

In week 17, Saints tight end Benjamin Watson was named NFLPA Community MVP for raising more than $100,000 for multiple organizations. Watson is eligible to win this year’s Alan Page Community award which is the highest honor that the NFLPA can give to a player.

Earlier this season Watson announced his retirement from the NFL after playing 14 seasons. The former first-round pick in 2004 has played in all 16 games since 2014. Watson has 5,885 career receiving yards and 44 touchdowns.

One could even say Watson has played better as he has gotten older. Watson’s catch percentage has been 67.3%, 77.2%, and 76.1% over the last three seasons as well. With Watson retiring now and up for the high honor award Alan Page award for his community work, Watson has had an impressive career.

Foco.com has come out with a Benjamin Watson community MVP commemorative bobblehead that looks amazing. You can get yours at Foco.com and be sure to follow them on Twitter at @FOCOusa.

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