Devon Still is a defensive tackle for the team and Leah, his four-year-old daughter, is facing a rare form of cancer.
"When it comes to my daughter, I'm not this big tough guy," Still said recently to CNN affiliate WXIX.
"I want to be there to protect my daughter, I would do anything for her. And just seeing her fight for her life … I don't have no toughness for that.”
Here's the good part.
Although Still was cut by the team before the start of the season, the Bengals immediately re-signed him to the practice squad so he could keep paying for his daughter's care.
The team also decided to donate 100 percent of the sale of Still's jersey to pediatric cancer research.
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton even purchased 100 of the jerseys out of his own pocket.
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The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday that Adrian Peterson will not play again until his legal issues are resolved. Peterson was indicted on a felony child abuse charge last week.
On "New Day" Wednesday, former NFL player and ESPN analyst Keyshawn Johnson agreed with the Vikings and said the team made "the right move" in suspending Adrian Peterson.
The players' union and lawyers may fight this suspension since Peterson has not yet been convicted on child abuse.
While Johnson said he is a "firm believer in due process", he went on to say "how much evidence do you need when there are pictures sitting right in front your face?"
Tell us what you think, do you feel the Minnesota Vikings jumped the gun in suspending Adrian Peterson before being convicted of a crime?
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