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Watch: Niners' Goodwin shares video of himself gifting home to mom, sister

Watch: Niners' Goodwin shares video of himself gifting home to mom, sister

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July 6 (UPI) -- San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin got paid this offseason and he's already doing big things with the new cashflow. On Thursday, the five-year NFL veteran shared a video on Instagram of himself giving a new home to his mom and sister, who has cerebral palsy. Goodwin, 27, had a red carpet leading up to the home as he stood behind his relatives while they wore blindfolds in the speedster's native state of Texas. Goodwin's mother was moved to tears during the gesture before she smiled and gave her son a big hug. "I know mama ... I can feel your energy in this video! All the obstacles we have overcome ... Man ... I love you so much mama ... thank you for everything! Especially blessing me with a sis like my Deja," Goodwin wrote in the Instagram caption. He als...
49ers WR Goodwin receives Halas Award

49ers WR Goodwin receives Halas Award

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San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin was named winner of the 2018 George Halas Award, The Pro Football Writers of America announced on Wednesday. The award is presented to an NFL player, coach or staff member who overcomes the most adversity to succeed. Goodwin notably played through personal anguish last season, as his infant son died from pregnancy complications. Hours later, Goodwin caught an 83-yard touchdown pass against the New York Giants and broke down in the end zone with his teammates by his side. Five weeks later, his father died before a game against the Tennessee Titans. Goodwin reeled in a career-high 10 receptions for 114 yards in that contest. "On behalf of my wife and I, I would like to thank the PFWA for this prestigious award," Goodwin said. "I am so...