After they saw Thomas Morstead stay on the field for an attempt at an extra point following a rib injury in the New Orleans Saints' divisional round loss, Minnesota, and football fans in general, reached out to help his charity, What You Give Will Grow.
A check for $221,143 was presented Friday to Children's Minnesota. Morstead explained the impact of the outreach.
"You don't know about it until your kid's in the hospital right? What's exciting now is that Dennis, my metrics guy, told me online we've had more child life mentions in the last three weeks than in the previous five years online. That's phenomenal," said Morstead.