The National Football League and the its Players Association donated $1 million to the American Red Cross to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy, the league and the NFLPA announced Thursday.
The NFL and its broadcast partners will also run messages before and during games.
"We are pleased that NFL owners and players have joined together once again to support communities and families impacted by Hurricane Sandy," NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith in a joint statement. "This contribution on behalf of all 32 clubs and players throughout the league will help the American Red Cross assist people in need in the affected areas. We salute the dedication of those who have been working so hard on the rescue, relief and recovery effort."