NFL players wear custom cleats to support causes (9 images)

Football players across the NFL wore custom-designed cleats December 3, 2017, to bring awareness to various causes and charities near to their hearts.

The league relaxed its uniform rules as part of My Cause My Cleats, in which players to bring awareness to medical research or organizations like the Boys and Girls Club.
Updated: Dec. 3, 2017 at 3:35 PM
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Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Austin Howard's custom cleats were white and purple -- the color of lupus awareness. Along one side of his cleats was the phrase "For my mom." Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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