Moments of silence were observed around the NFL and at other sports venues in tribute for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. Players such as Giants WR Victor Cruz also had specific tributes to the fallen on their uniforms. Cruz will also be visiting Newtown later this week.
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New York Giants helmets with a decal honoring the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting rest on the turf before the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in Atlanta. A gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Friday and opened fire, killing 26 people, including 20 children. (AP Photo/Rich Addicks)
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ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 16: Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants warms up prior to facing the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 16, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. The initials S.H.E.S for Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are written on his helmet and his teammates' helmets to honor the victims of the school shooting on December 14, 2012. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
A sticker showing a black ribbon to honor the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, Conn., is affixed to the helmet of New England Patriots defensive end Trevor Scott before an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Foxborough, Mass., Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Under dimmed lights, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Washington Wizards observe a moment of silence to honor the victims of the school shootings in Connecticut, before an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)