NFL raises breast cancer awareness with pink campaign

The NFL, its clubs, players and the NFL Players Association are proud to support the fight against breast cancer. Their campaign, "A Crucial Catch", in partnership with the American Cancer Society, is focused on the importance of annual screenings, especially for women who are 40 and older. Throughout October, NFL games will feature players, coaches and referees wearing pink game apparel, on-field pink ribbon stencils, special game balls and pink coins - all to help raise awareness for this important campaign.
— NFL

Find out how to help join the cause on NFL.com.


Quarterback Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles watches play from the bench against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers October 13, 2013 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
Quarterback Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles watches play from the bench against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers October 13, 2013 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
Quarterback Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles watches play from the bench against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers October 13, 2013 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
Buffalo Bills free safety Aaron Williams sports a pink mohawk as well as a pink bandana and shirt in support of breast cancer awareness as he warms up before an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)
Buffalo Bills free safety Aaron Williams sports a pink mohawk as well as a pink bandana and shirt in support of breast cancer awareness as he warms up before an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Orchard Park, N.Y
Buffalo Bills free safety Aaron Williams sports a pink mohawk as well as a pink bandana and shirt in support of breast cancer awareness as he warms up before an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)
Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) slaps hands with breast cancer survivors as he is introduced before an NFL football game between the Titans and the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) slaps hands with breast cancer survivors as he is introduced before an NFL football game between the Titans and the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn
Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) slaps hands with breast cancer survivors as he is introduced before an NFL football game between the Titans and the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman (33) warms up before an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman (33) warms up before an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Chicago
Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman (33) warms up before an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Devin Hester #23 of the Chicago Bears wears a pink shirt and wrist bands in honor of breast cancer awareness month before a game against the New Orleans Saints at Soldier Field on October 6, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Devin Hester #23 of the Chicago Bears wears a pink shirt and wrist bands in honor of breast cancer awareness month before a game against the New Orleans Saints at Soldier Field on October 6, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Devin Hester #23 of the Chicago Bears wears a pink shirt and wrist bands in honor of breast cancer awareness month before a game against the New Orleans Saints at Soldier Field on October 6, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Ground crew covers the goal post with the pink NFL cover for Breast Cancer Awareness month before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Ground crew covers the goal post with the pink NFL cover for Breast Cancer Awareness month before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Chicago
Ground crew covers the goal post with the pink NFL cover for Breast Cancer Awareness month before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham leaves his cap on an end zone marker during warm ups before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham leaves his cap on an end zone marker during warm ups before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Chicago
New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham leaves his cap on an end zone marker during warm ups before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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