Saturday, April 20, 2013

New York Giants Players Get Together With Newtown Kids!

It's been four months since Sandy Hook Elementary experienced a horrific massacre, and while everyone affected by the tragedy is still healing, offensive tackle David Diehl and his New York Giants headed to Newtown, Connecticut to spend a day with the children who were affected by the horrible event.

Just about 20 players got on a bus and went to Newtown to not only entertain children from Sandy Hook, but also to get together with kiddies from other elementary schools nearby.

During their visit, the players ran drills, played games, threw footballs and even talked about future goals.

The good news is that the shootings were never mentioned, Diehl said:

"It was all looking at the now. That's the thing, everybody was so positive and so uplifting and it was just so positive. You look at these kids and hear them talk about goals and different things – 'I want to be a football player,' or, 'I want to be a lawyer' – just listen to kids talking. That's what it's all about – helping them recover and look toward the future. You could definitely see the positive all these kids have."

Check out the video (below) of punter Steve Weatherford playing tug-of-war with the kids!

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