Goodwin has anchored the 49ers offensive line since he signed with the club in 2011. Through his leadership on the field, in the meeting rooms and in the community, he has helped lead the 49ers offensive line into one of the top units in the NFL. Over the past three seasons, the 49ers have bolstered one of the top ground attacks in the NFL, averaging 140.3 rushing yards per game to rank second in the league over that time span.
A model of consistency, Goodwin is one of two offensive linemen to start every game over the past three seasons for the 49ers (T
The Ed Block Courage Award is named after Ed Block, the former head athletic trainer of the Baltimore Colts of 23 years. Block was a pioneer in his profession and a respected humanitarian whose most passionate cause was helping children of abuse. The Ed Block Courage Award Foundation promotes the prevention of child abuse by raising awareness of the epidemic and assisting agencies who provide for the care and treatment of abused children in communities throughout the National Football League (NFL). The Edgewood Center for Children & Families in San Francisco is the local Courage House supported by the San Francisco 49ers.
All 32 Ed Block Courage Award winners will be honored at an event in Baltimore, MD, on March 9, 2010. For more information, visit www.edblock.org, or call the Ed Block office at (410) 821-6252.