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New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz is the perfect idol and role model for people. He’s humble despite being extremely talented and famous. I wish more pro athlete’s would follow his lead and treat his fans the way that he does.Cruz heard that Jack Pinto, a 6-year-old who was lost in the tragic Connecticut shooting, was a huge fan of Cruz. To honor him, Cruz decided to honor Pinto by writing on his cleats and gloves, a move that makes me a huge Victor Cruz fan.The New York Giants, Jets and New England Patriots have all created decals for today’s game for Newtown, Connecticut. And professional basketball players Kevin Durant and LeBron James wrote on their shoes for their basketball games. I hope that more athlete’s follow their leads and do something similar.My sincerest condolences to the entire Pinto family. My prayers are with you during this extremely difficult time.— Victor Cruz (@TeamVic) December 16, 2012Today’s game is for you Jack.lockerz.com/s/269440422 lockerz.com/s/269440454— Victor Cruz (@TeamVic) December 16, 2012
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Victor Cruz dedicated his performance this week to Sandy Hook shooting victim, Jack Pinto, now he's reaching out to the family.
The Giants will honor the victims of the Connecticut elementary school shooting by wearing the initials of the school on their helmets.
In tribute to the victims senselessly murdered on Friday morning, the NFL Network has learned that the New York Giants will wear S.H.E.S. decals on the back of their helmets for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons.
The league has also asked each team to observe a moment of silence before each fo the 16 games this week.
The elementary school in the small town of Newtown...
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The Redskins have a much easier road to...
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New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw and safety Kenny
Phillips are among the players that have been ruled out for this weekend’s
contest against the Atlanta Falcons, while wide receiver Hakeem Nicks and
defensive lineman Jason Pierre-Paul are expected to suit up.
Coach Tom Coughlin told reporters yesterday that sitting
Bradshaw was the “only wise move.”
According to Bob Glauber of New York’s Newsday, Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw told reporters that “he plans to play Sunday” in the Giants Week 16 game.
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New York Giants (8-5) at Atlanta Falcons (11-2)
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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...