My Cause, My Cleats

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My Cause, My Cleats is an National Football League campaign in which players and team staff from around the league wear cleats designed to highlight the causes they support. 

Marvin Jones Jr., Detroit Lions, with Playworks youth unboxing his new cleats on #GivingTuesday.

Look out for Playworks’ logo and signature blue color on cleats during football games this week! 

Some players will be raising funds for the cause of their choosing by auctioning their cleats off; 100% of funds raised will be donated to charities selected by players. Find out more

Follow along to see how your favorite players are supporting #MyCauseMyCleats on and off the field.

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