Devon Still jerseys raise $1.25 million for cancer research
The Cincinnati Bengals have been selling the defensive tackle's jerseys to help raise money for pediatric cancer research. Still’s 4-year-old daughter Leah was diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma during the summer. After Still was cut from the team, the Bengals re-signed him to the practice squad so he could keep the NFL’s insurance to help pay for Leah’s treatments. He was added to the active roster on Sept. 10.
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Since the Bengals started selling the jerseys in early September, coaches, players and even cheerleaders have contributed to the cause through donations and jersey purchases.
Still has been traveling home and raising awareness in between games. Earlier this week, he surprised a 19-year-old terminally ill basketball player with a visit and handed out jerseys to patients at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.
- Danielle Zhu