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Woodson Named Cowboys' Nominee For Annual Salute To Service Award

The awards and honors are rolling in these days for Darren Woodson.

Just two weeks after being inducted in the Cowboys' Ring of Honor at AT&T Stadium, Woodson was named the Cowboys' nominee for the "Salute to Service Award" presented by USAA.

The award honors a league member who demonstrates an exemplary commitment to honoring and supporting the military community. USAA is the Official Military Appreciation Sponsor of the NFL.

The finalists for the award will be announced in January, with the winner being recognized at the "5th Annual NFL Honors" awards show in San Francisco on CBS on Sat., Feb. 6, the night before Super Bowl 50.

Woodson was nominated by the Cowboys because of his support for the military community. Woodson is a co-founder of HonorAnHire, an organization devoted to honoring the military and preparing them for future the workforce once them become veterans. To read more about Woodson's nomination, please visit

Here's the full list of nominees:

Arizona: Larry Fitzgerald, WR
Atlanta: Dan Quinn, head coach
Baltimore, Steve Smith Sr., WR
Buffalo: Manny Lawson, LB
Carolina: Ron Rivera, head coach
Chicago: Matt Slauson, guard/center
Cincinnati: Johanna Kappner (finance employee)
Cleveland: Alex Mack, center
Dallas: Darren Woodson (former safety)
Denver: Malik Jackson, defensive end
Green Bay: Zeke Bratkowski, former QB
Houston: Brian Cushing, LB
Indianapolis: Pat McAfee, punter
Jacksonville: Roy Miller, DT
Jacksonville: Matthew Smiles, Asst. ST coach
Kansas City: Mike DeVito, DE
Miami: Jason Fox, OT
New England: Robert Kraft, owner
New Orleans: Sean Payton, head coach
NY Giants: Tom Coughlin, head coach
NY Jets: Eric Decker, WR
Oakland: Napoleon McCallum, former RB
Philadelphia: Zach Ertz, TE
Pittsburgh: Alejandro Villanueva, OT
St. Louis: Jeff Fisher, head coach
San Francisco: Torrey Smith, WR
San Diego: Mike McCoy, head coach
Seattle: Jermaine Kearse, WR
Tampa Bay: Vincent Jackson, WR
Washington: Andre Roberts

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