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Antonio Brown to wear cleats honouring Pat Tillman

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Many players, coaches, and fans will be paying tribute towards veterans this week, and Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown has the perfect way to show respect.

All season long, the wide receiver has been wearing different cleats to show his respect towards many different people. From sporting heroes such as Arnold Palmer and Muhammad Ali to his own family and kids.

This week will be a little bit different as he will be showing his respect towards veterans in his own unique way.


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Brown will wear cleats that are painted with the American flag, as well as former Arizona Cardinals player Pat Tillman. One side of the cleat shows him in his Cardinals uniform, while the other shows him in his military uniform, with the Tillman written across the heels.

An amazing tribute to a player who gave it all for his country.

Tillman gave up his football career as a safety for the Cardinals after the 9/11 attacks in 2001 and enlisted in the army. He was sadly killed in a friendly fire incident in Afghanistan in 2004.

Brown will be hoping he has a big game against their opponents this Sunday, the Dallas Cowboys, as they're starting to lose ground at the top of the AFC North.

With the Baltimore Ravens win against the Cleveland Browns on Thursday night, it means Pittsburgh are one win behind the top of the division. With a loss against the Ravens already this season, the Steelers really can't afford to lose too many more games this season.

Ben Roethlisberger
Arizona Cardinals
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