Over the weekend Matt Light was honored by Pop Warner at the organization's All American Scholastic Banquet in Orlando, Fla. Light was choosen to receive the Pop Warner Humanitarian Award given "to an individual who has demonstrated a lasting commitment to youth and the community."
The former New England Patriot was the perfect candidate for the award based on his work thru his Matt Light Foundation. Their goal is to lead young people down a path to becoming responsible members of their communities by providing youth with unique outdoor learning experiences.
Others were also honored at the Banquet, for more information check out the Boston Globe. Or click to find out more about the Matt Light Foundation
When Tom Brady complained to officials during the third quarter of last week's Divisional Round game against the Texans, he was wondering why Jadeveon Clowney wasn't penalized for a late hit.
Not only did Brady get the call a little later in the game when Clowney hit him again in the fourth, but Clowney has now been fined for that hit. Per Pro Football Talk, Clowney was docked $18,231 for roughing the passer.
Brady defended his on-the-field tantrum in the third quarter after Clowney's hit, insisting it may have helped lead to the Patriots being given extra yardage in the fourth.
"Yeah, I would love to try to make sure the officials are paying close attention," Brady told WEEI's Kirk and Callahan show. "If we can get one of those 15-yard penalties, those are important."
Patriots corner Eric Rowe was also fined for his actions during the Divisional Round. He was hit with a $12,154 penalty after picking up an unsportsmanlike penalty for pulling a Texans player off of a scrum in the first quarter.
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