Cruz learned this news Saturday and reached out to Pinto's family.
ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported that Cruz will wear Pinto's name on his cleats and gloves during Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons. NFL.com's Kimberly Jones said Cruz also left the conversation with the family believing Jack Pinto will be buried in a Cruz jersey.
A decal or a name on a cleat feels like a small gesture in the face of such horror, but the Giants are like so much of the country. They just want to do something to help on a weekend of unimaginable sadness for families like the Pintos.
UPDATE: Cruz wore the cleats and glove during the game, and Nichols reported that the wide receiver plans to drive to Newtown this week to personally deliver the mementos to Pinto's family.