Published: Tuesday, March 03, 2015 @ 1:15 PM
Updated: Tuesday, March 03, 2015 @ 1:15 PM
Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle's message of hope for his daughter Leah has united sports fans across the county. This past weekend, he was honored with the Knight Award at The Hope Gala in New York City for spreading nationwide awareness and raising money for pediatric cancer.
Watch his moving acceptance speech above to see what he had to say.