Rodney McLeod named Ed Block Courage Award winner

Rodney McLeod wins the Ed Block Award for Courage

There were times, Rodney McLeod admits now, when he wasn’t sure “I had it in me” to recover from a torn ACL suffered in December 2020 in time to play during the 2021 Eagles season. The long hours of rehab that translated to mini-steps of recovery seemed like such a mountain to climb for McLeod, who had suffered the same injury in 2018 and also had come back from a rotator cuff injury a season later.

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image of Sen. Anthony H. Williams, Shari Williams, Erika and Rodney McLeod Jr., Isaiah Thomas, Danilo Burgos and Sheila Hess at Change Our Future's 2021 Art & Sole: Sneaker Ball

Madison Duddy of Modern Luxury Magazine recaps the 2021 Art & Sole: Sneaker Ball hosted by Change our Future


Rodney McLeod has been named the Week 14 NFLPA Community MVP after raising $205,000 while collecting 250 new pairs of sneakers and 150 toys for local families in need at his inaugural Art & Sole Sneaker Ball.

The Philadelphia Tribune: 12 Days of Christmas

The McLeods’ foundation has prioritized eliminating racial and economic barriers in Black and brown communities while creating opportunities for local kids and teens to be able to reach their highest potential.

VIDEO: Target FIll-A-Cart with Rodney & Erika McLeod


We are thankful to Philadelphia Eagles Rodney McLeod and Erika McLeod for partnering with Dare to Imagine Church. The McLeod’s foundation, Change Our Future, blessed several families at the Target Fill-A-Cart Christmas initiative.

The Sport of Philanthropy: 12 Days of Christmas

The Sport of Philanthropy

Rodney and Erika have been paying it forward all month long through their Change Our Future Foundation’s 12 Days of Christmas campaign, which has also included winter coat giveaways, student scholarships, and meals for front-line workers and those staying in shelters.

Eagles Wire: 12 Days of Christmas

Rodney McLeod COF 12 Days of Christmas

Philadelphia Eagles star safety Rodney McLeod found out he’ll miss the rest of the 2020 NFL season with a torn ACL.

Rather than sulk, the Eagles safety decided to take part in a scheduled event for his charity titled, ’12 Days of Christmas’.

Rodney McLeod: Man of the People

Philadelphia Eagles safety Rodney McLeod and several of his teammates rode on a double-decker bus and encouraged people to vote as they traveled throughout the city on Tuesday November 3rd to promote the vote as part of