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Chris Johnson is following in Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz‘s footsteps by giving a personal tribute to the Newtown, Conn., victims on his cleats.
The Titans’ running back has written all 26 names on his cleats for Tennessee’s Monday Night Football game against the Jets. Cruz wrote the name of Jack Pinto, a six-year-old victim, on his cleats and gloves after he found out he was the young boy’s favorite player.
Johnson tweeted, “R.I.P to all the victims” along with a picture of his cleats. He is averaging five yards per carry this season after a down year in 2011. He has 223 carries for 1,037 yards and four touchdowns.
Check out Johnson’s cleats in the photos below.
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Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson has listed the names of every victim of shooting in Newton, Comm. on his cleats for Monday Night’s game.
Prior to Monday Night Football, Johnson tweeted out a photo of his cleats with the message “R.I.P. to all the victims.”
You can see an image of the cleats below.
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