Nationwide launched its Official Sponsorship with the National Football League in August, 2014. Nationwide's partnership includes relationships with current and former players, teams, media and the prestigious Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award.
Nationwide's relationship with the NFL goes deep
Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Awards
Sponsored by Nationwide, the NFL's most prestigious award for an individual player honors a current player's contributions on and off the field. For 2016, that honor went to New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning and Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald.