We're still reeling from the unspeakable tragedy that has the nation and the world mourning the loss of 20 children and 6 adults in Newtown, CT.
The NFL and it's players are also grieving the senselessness, having dealt with it's share of tragedy this season, although nothing comparable to what transpired this morning. It's hard to think of mere sports events at this time, but the NFL is doing the right thing.
The league will have a moment of silence for the victims and all those affected before each of the games this weekend.
President Obama, who has ordered flags to be flown at half staff, had this to say as he fought back tears: "The majority of those who died today were children - beautiful, little kids between the ages of 5 and 10 years old. They had their entire lives ahead of them - birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own. Among the fallen were also teachers, men and women who devoted their lives to helping our children fulfill their dreams."