PFW's Edholm wins PFWA writing award

Posted Oct. 21, 2011 @ 11:19 a.m.
Posted By PFW staff

Pro Football Weekly senior editor Eric Edholm took first place in the Professional Football Writers of America's annual Dick Connor Writing Awards for news, covering the period from post-Super Bowl 2010 through the 2011 Super Bowl.

Edholm's story, titled "One displaced fan's Super Bowl nightmare" gave a first-person account of one of the 1,200 Super Bowl ticket holders who were displaced from their seats at Cowboys Stadium for Super Bowl XLV.

Other winners of writing awards included:'s Tim Graham (game stories)

San Jose Mercury News' Mark Purdy (columns)

ESPN the Magazine's Seth Wickersham (features)

Boston Herald's Ian Rapoport (enterprise features)

New York Daily News' Ralph Vacchiano (blog)