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NFLs Breast Cancer Awareness to provide items for collectors

The National Football League and NFL Players Association will support October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its largest on-field presence including a second straight year of game-worn memorabilia auctions.
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The National Football League and NFL Players Association will support October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its largest on-field presence including a second straight year of game-worn memorabilia auctions.

In collaboration with the American Cancer Society, the initiative, called “A Crucial Catch: Annual Screening Saves Lives,” encourages women 40 and older about the importance of having an annual mammogram.

Pink NFL game ball Beginning on Oct. 3 and continuing throughout the month, NFL Breast Cancer Awareness games will feature:

  •  Game balls with pink ribbon decals used for every down
  •  Players wearing pink cleats, wristbands, gloves, chin straps, sideline caps, helmet decals, eye shield decals, captains’ patches, sideline towels and quarterback towels
  •  Pink coins used for the coin toss
  •  Pink sideline caps for coaches and sideline personnel and pink ribbon pins for coaches and team executives
  •  Officials wearing caps with pink ribbons, pink wristbands and pins and using pink whistles
  •  On-field pink ribbon stencils and A Crucial Catch wall banners
  •  Pink goal-post padding in end zones

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