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NFL donates equipment to Moore youth football league

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A youth football league in Moore, Okla. is getting some help from the pros.

The NFL foundation replaced more than 1,000 pieces of equipment lost in the May tornado, including helmets and shoulder pads. 

Some former NFL players helped pass out the gear to the players of the Oklahoma Elite Football League.

Chairman of the NFL and Executive Vice President of the Dallas Cowboys, Charlotte Jones Anderson, explained why the foundation decided to get involved with players in Moore. 

"When we saw the tragedy in Moore and we realized we had an opportunity to do something very special down here, and that's protect the future of these young kids and give them something exciting to play for," says Anderson.

The Oklahoma Elite Football League has more than 40 teams and 750 players between the ages of 6-11.

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