To be fair, he did quickly apologize and then earned a bevy of online coverage of his charity work.
Here's a bit more about his most recent honor . . .
"The Walter Payton Man of the Year Award is awarded to players who have exhibited excellence on the field and have impacted lives off the field."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
by: Juan Cisneros Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu is the organization's nominee for the 2021 Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. The Tyrann Mathieu Foundation's mission is to impact the lives of the financially disadvantaged, specifically children.
Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu surprised an intensive care unit nurse Monday with tickets to the Super Bowl.Mathieu said he wanted to do something special for someone working on the front lines during the pandemic.Brandon Smith works for Saint Luke's South in Overland Park."I am so overwhelmed right now, like I was saying, I could cry right now if everybody wasn't watching.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu surprised ten families with gifts from their wish lists Monday at a holiday dinner with FosterAdopt Connect. Mathieu kept the surprise a secret. He stayed out of sight until it was time to reveal the gifts.