Entrant Company: Minnesota Vikings
Within a few seconds of hitting play on “Dear Kyle,” you may be inclined to reach for a tissue. Your heart may gently ache as you hear families recount the impact that one man has had on their lives. Somehow, 7 minutes and 48 seconds capture the of the story of a lifetime. Or, in this case, many lifetimes. Emotions were the catalyst in showing why Kyle Rudolph deserves recognition as the Walter Payton Man of the Year, using testimonies from the very people he has affected. This unique way of storytelling will change the way NFL teams showcase their WPMOY nominees for years to come.