New Orleans Saints middle linebacker Jonathan Vilma was named the team's "Man of the Year", on Tuesday. Nakia Hogan, of the Times-Picayune, has the story, below.

 Jonathan Vilma #51 of the New Orleans Saints against the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 7, 2010 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Courtesy---Nakia Hogan/Times-Picayune

New Orleans Saints middle linebacker Jonathan Vilma was selected the 2010 Saints' "Man of the Year," the team announced Tuesday.

One of the most prestigious awards in the NFL, the honor is voted on annually by members of the media, Saints front office staff and local non-profit and business executives.

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