By: Sara

This might be one of the classiest moves an NFL team has ever made. Even though Devon Still was waived by Cincinnati last Saturday, the Bengals decided to re-sign the defensive tackle to their practice squad to help him pay for his 4-year-old daughter’s cancer treatments.

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Still had already made peace with the team cutting him and told ABC News, “I completely understand where the Bengals were coming from when they cut me because I couldn’t give football 100 percent.” After finding out in June that his daughter has stage-four pediatric cancer, Devon missed parts of organized team activities and offseason minicamp to be with his little girl and (as anyone would) found it difficult to keep his mind on football.

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But in a blessing that Devon didn’t see coming, the Bengals decided to put him back on the practice squad so that Still could keep his insurance and receive a small salary. He also won’t have to travel as much, which will allow him to be closer to his daughter as she undergoes treatments.

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Leah is going through her fourth round of chemotherapy, and Devon says, “We’re going to battle with cancer. She’s willing to put up a fight to beat it.”