Rams, Vikings honor victims of Connecticut school shooting

Rams, Vikings honor victims of Connecticut school shooting

Credit: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

St. Louis Rams players and children observe a moment of silence is observed for the 26 victims that were killed in the school shooting in Connecticut before their game with the Minnesota Vikings at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis on December 16, 2012. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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by FootballStL

KMOV.com

Posted on December 16, 2012 at 3:22 PM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 22 at 6:28 AM

ST. LOUIS (FootballStL) -- Prior to the start of their game, players from the Rams and Vikings joined hands with children on the field for a moment of silence to honor the victims of the shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.

At midfield, Rams head coach Jeff Fisher, Vikings head coach Leslie Frasier joined hands along with Daryl Richardson and Antoine Winfield, the players who wear No. 26 for their respective team.  The No. 26 symbolized the number of victims killed in Friday’s tragic shooting.

Twenty children were among the pronounced dead.

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