Paper City: Beloved Houston Doctor Wins NFL Physician of the Year Honors — How James Muntz Heals the Stars

Mar 07, 2022

Along with his Houston Astros’ World Series ring and his two Houston Rockets’ NBA Championship rings, internist Dr. James E. Muntz now adds an NFL trophy to his cache of honors. After working with the Houston Texans for more than two decades, Muntz has been named the Outstanding NFL Physician of the Year. He’s being recognized as the doctor “who has made the greatest contributions both to the league and to the athletic training profession.”

Muntz received the Jerry “Hawk” Rhea Award during the NFL Physicians Society’s annual scientific meeting and symposium at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. The award is presented annually by the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society.

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