New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is helping students and families of victims of the recent shooting at a Florida high school attend a march against gun violence.
Patriots spokesman Stacey James confirmed that Kraft provided the team's official plane to fly families of the victims from the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Dorian O'Daniel Jersey , Florida, as well as several other students who were injured in the attack . They will be attending Saturday's "March For Our Lives" rally in Washington, D.C.
The group left Florida on Thursday. They will also fly home on the team plane.
Authorities say Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people in the shooting on Valentine's Day.
Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Cornellius Carradine Jersey , retired astronaut Mark Kelly, operate an anti-gun violence organization, and reached out to Kraft for assistance.
The New York Jets waived 2015 second-round draft pick Devin Smith and signed safety Brandon Bryant on Monday.
Smith Keanu Neal Jersey , a wide receiver from Ohio State, couldn't stay healthy or provide anything on the field for the team. He played in 14 games with only 10 receptions. Twice, Smith suffered major knee injuries.
Bryant struggled to concentrate on football after his father died in a 2015 motorcycle crash. Bryant was arrested for driving under the influence later on. Academically ineligible for next season Pierre Garcon Jersey , he declared for the NFL's supplemental draft but was not chosen last week.
At Mississippi State, he had five interceptions and 157 tackles in three seasons while appearing in 37 games.
The Jets used their top two picks in the 2017 draft on safeties Jamal Adams and Marcus Maye.