Lions, Falcons honor victims

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers wore the names of the 20 Newtown children on jerseys Saturday. This one is in honor of Chase Kowalski. Darren Rovell/ESPN.com

DETROIT -- The Detroit Lions and Atlanta Falcons honored the victims of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School with decals on their helmets Saturday night.

There was a moment of silence before the national anthem while the names and ages of each victim were shown on the videoboards at Ford Field.

The decals on the back of the helmets read "S.H.E.S." in white on a black background.

The Lions' coaches wore pins with a similar design.

Twenty children and six adults were killed in the Dec. 14 shooting in Newtown, Conn. Adam Lanza killed his mother, attacked the school, then killed himself.

Also Saturday, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the New York Islanders' minor league affiliate, wore jerseys that replaced the players' last names with each of the 20 Newtown children.

The arena is located about 20 miles from Newtown.

Information from The Associated Press and ESPN.com's Darren Rovell was used in this report.