NFL pays tribute to Newtown victims

Athletes all over the NFL showed tribute today for the victims of the Newtown shooting.

NFL pays tribute to Newtown victims

NFL pays tribute to Newtown victims (12/16/12)

THE BRONX - Athletes all over the NFL showed tribute today for the victims of the Newtown shooting.

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin observed a moment of silence during a team meeting today. The team also wore helmets representing Sandy Hook Elementary School during their game against the Atlanta Falcons today.

Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz was told that one of the victims, 6-year-old Jack Pinto, was a huge fan of his. Cruz contacted the little boy's family to offer his condolences. He also wrote Jack's name on his cleats for today's game.

Players and coaches were joined by their own children during ceremonies in New Orleans, Saint Louis, Chicago, Miami and Atlanta in today's NFL games.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Authorities say the 30-year-old woman died after being 1 Woman fatally stabbed in Edenwald
Police say two men were shot while sitting 2 Police: Gunshot victims collide with cab driver while fleeing
Neighborhood Brief for March 26 3 Neighborhood Brief for March 26
Crossfit isn't just for the gym, according to 4 Ready, Set, Fit: Crossfit at home
5 Word on the Street: Worst Highway in NYC

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE