The NFL is lifting its ban on custom cleats this week for its “My Cause, My Cleats” campaign. Instead, the league is encouraging players to come out wearing personalized shoes that support a good cause and raise awareness for issues like domestic violence, racism and animal cruelty.
Here are some of the cleats the NFL's biggest stars are wearing this week to benefit the cause of their choice.
Tyrann Mathieu, Arizona Cardinals
Cause: Rise To Win, which helps to improve race relations.
Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys
Cause: SPCA of Texas, raising awareness for animal cruelty and encouraging people to adopt pets. The picture on his cleats is of his own dog, Ace.
Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers
Cause: Big Brother Big Sisters
Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
Cause: Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer
Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks
Cause: Blanket Coverage Foundation
Von Miller, Denver Broncos
Cause: Von's Vision, which provides youth with eye exams and glasses.
Alfred Morris, Dallas Cowboys
Cause: Salvation Army
Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Cause: Jackson in Action 83 Foundation, which provides support to military families.
Khalil Mack, Oakland Raiders
Cause: Lupus Foundation of America
Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings
Cause: University of Minnesota Health, representing a young patient named Anton who passed away.
Derek Carr, Oakland Raiders
Cause: Silicon Valley Childrens Hospital
Vernon Davis, Washington Redskins
Cause: Vernon Davis Foundation For the Arts, which promotes art education and appreciation among youth.
Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers
Cause: Ben Roethlisberger Foundation
Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
Cause: The Brees Dream Foundation, which improves quality of life for cancer patients.
Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks
Cause: Why Not You Foundation
Kirk Cousins, Washington Redskins
Cause: International Justice Mission, which protects the poor from violence.
Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Cause: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Gavin Escobar, Dallas Cowboys
Cause: American Cancer Society
Brandon Carr, Dallas Cowboys
Cause: Carr Cares Foundation, inspiring young students to become proficient readers by providing learning tools. He's also raising awareness for the water crisis in Flint, Mich., which is his hometown.
Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons
Cause: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Eric Berry, Kansas City Chiefs
Cause: Leukemia Awareness
Marcus Peters, Kansas City Chiefs
Cause: Fam 1st Family Foundation
Emmanuel Sanders, Denver Broncos
Cause: Help the homeless.
LeSean McCoy, Bufflao Bills
Cause: ALS Association
Sean Lee, Dallas Cowboys
Cause: Sean Lee's Dreambuilders, which help families in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in need.
DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans
Cause: Aid victims of domestic abuse.
Byron Jones, Dallas Cowboys
Cause: Carr Cares Foundation
Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Cause: Sideline Racism
Pierre Garcon, Washington Redskins
Cause: Helping Hands Foundation, which helps bring education to Haiti.
Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys
Cause: Raising awareness for domestic violence.
Michael Thomas, Miami Dolphins
Cause: Van Duzer Foundation, which provides children with the chance to meet with community leaders. He's also supporting the First Step program.
Reggie Bush, Bills
Cause: Supporting former NFL RB Joe McKnight, who was shot and killed in New Orleans this week.