A day all about champions

Steelers' players had an 'off day' from football on Tuesday, but that didn't keep linebacker Arthur Moats, running back Fitzgerald Toussaint and punter Jordan Berry from spending time on the field. But it was for a special cause they were out there.

The players took part in the 'Camp of Champions' held at Elizabeth Forward High School, a camp established to make a positive impact on youth with disabilities through teaching football skills and emphasizing the importance of exercise.

Take a look at some of the photos from the 4th annual Camp of Champions.

"We love doing things like this because it helps brighten their day," said Moats. "These kids don't get this opportunity. When we can go out here and have fun in an informal setting, throwing the ball around, it's a good time."

Moats, who took part in the camp for the second straight year, helped conduct the drills with his teammates, but it was about a lot more than football.

"The thing I love is the relationship you make with the children," said Moats. "Some of the children that came last year, they remembered me and I remembered them. Just to see the joy in their faces when you remember their name, little things like that go a long way. They will never forget this day.

"It means a lot to me to do this. I understand how fortunate a situation I am in, especially with my children. Any time I get an opportunity to brighten the day of other kids, I love it. It helps brighten their day and could affect them long-term with bringing happiness to them."

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