Jim Kelly who is recovering from a 2nd battle with cancer announced earlier this week that he will be a winner of a very prestigious award at this year's ESPY's award show.

While hosting the 32nd annual Jim Kelly Celebrity Golf Classic, Kelly announced that he won the Jimmy V award and will be presented it at this year's ESPY's awards in July.

According to it's Wikipedia page, the Jimmy V award is given to "a deserving member of the sporting world who has overcome great obstacles through perseverance and determination"

Kelly will become the 2nd Buffalo Bill player to receive the award. Former Bill Kevin Everett won the award in 2008 after he recovered from being paralyzed from the neck down due to a spinal cord injury he sustained at the start of the 2007 NFL season.

The ESPY's will be broadcasted on ESPN on July 18th.

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