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NFL Teams Cowboys, Texans & Bengals Donate to El Paso Dayton Funds

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The Dallas Cowboys of the NFL, on Wednesday, announced that they will be donating $50,000 to the El Paso Community Foundation Victims’ Fund, which was launched to help provide assistance to families affected by the recent mass shooting in Texas.
'The Dallas Cowboys of the NFL, on Wednesday, announced that they will be donating $50,000 to the El Paso Community Foundation Victims’ Fund, which was launched to help provide assistance to families affected by the recent mass shooting in Texas.This came after Gene and Jerry Jones Family Foundation announced that they will contribute to the fund. “It’s just unthinkable and a tragedy,” Jerry Jones said Sunday. “Obviously we all want to think how can we make different those issues.I’m sure all Americans are thinking that way.” Cowboys and Jones Family Foundation donating $50,000 to support those affected by #ElPasoShooting Saturday night.Heavy Cowboys fan presence in El Paso pic.twitter.com/VtrvyotTbB — Jori Epstein (@JoriEpstein) August 7, 2019 Cowboys Executive Vice President Charlotte Jones Anderson, who is also the chairman of the NFL Foundation sad that she would be contributing to the fund. “Our hearts and support are with the entire El Paso community and especially with the families of the victims of this very tragic event,” Charlotte said in a statement. “Our organization has long enjoyed a wonderful following from the people of El Paso, and our wish is that so many others in Texas and around the country will be inspired to assist the loved ones who are grieving,” she continued.Jerry Jones talking about the $50,000 donated to the El Paso Community Foundation Victims’ Fund. pic.twitter.com/6OlFHIwn9c — Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) August 8, 2019 Apart from the Cowboys, The Houston Texans Foundation and the Bengals are among the teams that announced the donation.The Texans will donate $100,000 while The Bengals and the NFL Foundation will donate $75,000 to the Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund, through The Dayton Foundation.The Dayton Foundation will work with local authorities to distribute the funds to those affected by the shooting. “Dayton is part of our community and we are saddened by the tragic events that took place this weekend,” Bengals executive vice president Katie Blackburn said in a statement. “Our thoughts are with the victims, their families, and all of those affected.” El Paso incident- More than 20 people were killed Saturday morning after a gunman opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas.The suspect behind the shooting has been identified as a 21-year-old white male from Texas that has been linked to racist and anti-immigrant writings that appeared online prior to the attack. . The post NFL Teams Cowboys, Texans & Bengals Donate to El Paso Dayton Funds appeared first on Essentially Sports .'

Tom Brady Trains With Suspended NFL Player Josh Gordon

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Recently, New England Patriots quarterback, Tom Brady posted a video on social media of his training.The short video depicted him throwing passes to an unknown figure, as the back was turned.In an Instagram story, the face was revealed, at a fairly
'Recently, New England Patriots quarterback, Tom Brady posted a video on social media of his training.The short video depicted him throwing passes to an unknown figure, as the back was turned.In an Instagram story, the face was revealed, at a fairly long distance.To that end, many suspect that the mysterious receiver is none other than Patriots teammate, Josh Gordon . Gordon had been suspended indefinitely for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.Now, the New England Patriots are hoping that the league will reinstate the receiver before the 2019 NFL season begins.If the unknown player really is Gordon, Tom Brady is seriously invested in honing Gordon’s skills and not let him remain idle.Tom Brady According to ESPN’s Jeff Darlington, Brady feels that Gordon needs “fostering” to overcome his personal issues.In fact, some say that Tom Brady has even included Gordon in a few family dinners to further bond with his teammate. “He recognized that Josh Gordon made the team better and recognized that he was going to need some attention,”  said Darlington. “Josh Gordon was going out to dinner with Tom Brady and Gisele [Bundchen] at times because Tom recognized that he needs to bring this guy in, foster him, make him feel like he is at home, recognizing some of the issues that Josh Gordon goes through.” “While that is, in part, a guy just trying to get better, it’s also Tom Brady being a really good person, continuing to try to help out and manifest Josh Gordon. . . .Tom Brady, to this day, really respects Josh Gordon and would love to see him live a better life.” View this post on Instagram Practice makes perfect.A post shared by Tom Brady (@tombrady) on Jun 19, 2019 at 6:09am PDT So far in his career, Gordon has been on the receiving end of 40 successful passes with 720 yards and three touchdowns in 11 games for the Patriots in 2018.Sadly, his indefinite suspension ruined any chance of improving his stats.In response to the verdict, the Patriots made Gordon a restricted free agent.Sadly for Gordon, there is still no update on his status as a suspended player.According to, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, “the immediate focus was making sure Gordon is doing what he needs to do to get his life on the right track.” . . The post Tom Brady Trains With Suspended NFL Player Josh Gordon appeared first on Essentially Sports .'