Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/16/14
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NFL players and others reached out to the families of victims in the Newton, Conn., shootings with various gestures and signs of support Tuesday. New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz visited the home of 6-year-old Jack Pinto, who was one of the victims in the school tragedy last Friday. He was buried Monday in a replica jersey of Cruz, his favorite player. Cruz stayed for three hours before leaving with an police escort. Kids were spotted carrying autographed Giants footballs and jerseys. Afterward, Cruz tweeted, "Much love to the entire Pinto family. Great people with huge hearts. Looking at life through a different lens." Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson called one of the victim's brothers on Tuesday whose family had watched him score on a 94-yard touchdown run Monday night against the New York Jets while wearing the names of the 26 Newtown victims on his cleats. The family of first-grader Grace McDonnell contacted the Titans to express their appreciation for...
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