2 days ago by Joe King article The NFL has been reeling from a mass shooting in Orlando that killed at least 50 people.
But a number of players were willing to take the blame.
Here are some players who took the brunt of the blame for the mass shooting.
Calvin Johnson and Calvin Pryor The Detroit Lions’ Calvin Johnson was among the first players to tweet about the shooting.
He said that he felt it was an important time for the NFL and his teammates.
Deion Sanders The Seattle Seahawks running back was among those who took to Twitter to express his support.
He tweeted about being “a little bit worried for our fellow countrymen.”
Matt Ryan The Atlanta Falcons quarterback was among many players who expressed solidarity with the victims.
He wrote, “I was with the president, the president was with us.
And it’s really a tragedy for us to be standing here today.”
Chris Johnson The Houston Texans running back tweeted about his love of the NFL, calling it “the greatest league in the world.”
Adrian Peterson The Minnesota Vikings running back shared a photo of a stuffed animal he bought on Instagram with the caption, “A little bit of my love for the game.”
Jameis Winston The Florida State quarterback posted a photo on Twitter of himself holding a stuffed lion, and he said he was “not proud to have it in my life.”
Aaron Rodgers The Green Bay Packers quarterback shared a picture of a lion he had purchased on Instagram.
He also shared a message that he was thinking about those who have lost their lives in the Orlando shootings.
Eric Ebron The New York Giants wide receiver shared a tweet that he would like to donate a lion to the Orlando Zoo.
Jason Witten The Dallas Cowboys running back posted a picture on Twitter with the message, “Lions are the greatest.
Jason Kelce The Washington Redskins running back commented on the tragedy on Instagram, writing, “Love this.
I am thankful that my brothers and sisters can be part of the Orlando community today.”
Terrell Suggs The Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver posted a tweet to Instagram, saying he was sorry for those who lost their loved ones.
Matt Moore The New Orleans Saints wide receiver also posted a video on Twitter that said he would be donating a lion from the Los Angeles Zoo.
Terrence Cody The Tennessee Titans running back also shared on Twitter his support for the Orlando shooting victims.
Jaelen Strong The Cleveland Browns wide receiver said he also supported the Orlando Orlando shooting.
Dez Bryant The Dallas Cowboy running back retweeted another tweet from his wife that said, “To the Orlando, Florida, victims: God bless you.”
DeAndre Hopkins The Houston Oilers wide receiver tweeted a picture with a message saying, “The greatest organization in the land.
Marcus Mariota The Denver Broncos quarterback was one of the first to express support on Twitter.
He shared a video of himself with a stuffed dog.
DeMarcus Ware The Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end shared a statement on Twitter, saying, “”I know it was scary, but I’m here to help people and I’m just praying for those people who lost loved ones.
DeSean Jackson The Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver retweeted a message from a friend of his.
Chris Ivory The Buffalo Bills running back said he wanted to give money to the victims’ families, but he also tweeted that he wants the NFL to “stop the violence.”
Chris Clemons The New England Patriots tight end shared another tweet about Orlando, and said he had a “little bit of a hard time breathing because I’m from a small town in Tennessee.”
DeMarco Murray The Tennessee Raiders running back expressed his support on Instagram and Twitter.
Antonio Gates The New Washington Redskins defensive end posted a message on Twitter about the Orlando massacre.
Jeremy Maclin The Atlanta Seahawks wide receiver was among several players who shared their support on social media.
Mike Wallace The Atlanta Braves wide receiver wrote, “#OscarWin #LetsMakeAmericaGreatAgain.”
Chris Harper-Mercer The Washington Titans wide receiver commented on Twitter he was a “huge supporter of our @nfl.”
Marcus Allen The Arizona Cardinals cornerback said he thought the Orlando attacks were a “tragedy” and “a terrible tragedy.”
Aaron Donald The Chicago Bears wide receiver expressed his condolences to the shooting victims, saying “we are all here tonight.”
Michael Bennett The Seattle Seahawk cornerback shared a personal message on Instagram: “Loved every day being around you, it’s always been the same.”
Charles Johnson The Washington Jets defensive end tweeted about Orlando and added, “For those who were victims of Orlando: It was a terrible tragedy, and a horrible tragedy. I’m