Every 69 seconds, a woman dies of breast cancer. This year, more than 1.3 million will be diagnosed with the disease, even as its effects are felt by many more. In October -- Breast Cancer Awareness Month -- pink is chic on the gridiron.
For Cowboys LB Bradie James, Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams and Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald, the color provides an emblem of love and dedication, and motivation to find new ways to run better as players. Impacted by their own touching stories, this trio stands tall among the hundreds of pros who come out each season to support the fight against breast cancer.
This week, "The NFL Season: A Biography presented by SAP" honors the lives lost to this deadly disease, and the strength of those who continue to fight on.