Super Bowl Week: Saturday

The Gene Upshaw Player Assistance Trust Fund was established in 1990 to assist former players during their times of need, and on Saturday morning the ninth annual NFLPA Smocks & Jocks Jazz Brunch and Art Auction was held to benefit the organization. The painting in the foreground, "Shadow Dancer Vi," was created by George Nock, a former running back with the New York Jets and Washington Redskins.

( John Woike / Hartford Courant / February 1, 2014 )

The Gene Upshaw Player Assistance Trust Fund was established in 1990 to assist former players during their times of need, and on Saturday morning the ninth annual NFLPA Smocks & Jocks Jazz Brunch and Art Auction was held to benefit the organization. The painting in the foreground, "Shadow Dancer Vi," was created by George Nock, a former running back with the New York Jets and Washington Redskins.

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