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Tom Marrero of Bellport helps his son Lakey, (Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Tom Marrero of Bellport helps his son Lakey, 8, adjust his shoulder pads during equipment distribution for the Bellport Youth Football League. (Aug. 1, 2012)

New helmets for Bellport Youth League football

The NFL donated new helmets to Bellport Youth League football.

Steve Schwicke tries a helmet on Aiden Gaynor,
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Steve Schwicke tries a helmet on Aiden Gaynor, 9 of Bellport at equipment distribution for the Bellport Youth Football League. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Tom Marrero of Bellport helps his son Lakey,
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Tom Marrero of Bellport helps his son Lakey, 8, adjust his shoulder pads during equipment distribution for the Bellport Youth Football League. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Kathleen Leone of Brookhaven, president of the Bellport
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Kathleen Leone of Brookhaven, president of the Bellport Youth Football League, applies decals to a new helmet for Jack Hanley, 6, of East Patchogue at equipment distribution for the Bellport Youth Football League. (Aug. 1, 2012)

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Jack Hanley, 6, of East Patchogue selects a
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Jack Hanley, 6, of East Patchogue selects a helmet from a rack of new ones at equipment distribution for the Bellport Youth Football League. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Nine-year-old members of the Bellport Youth Football League
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Nine-year-old members of the Bellport Youth Football League run sprints during practice at the Martha Avenue Recreation Park in Brookhaven. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Lakey Marrero, 8, of Bellport checks out the
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Lakey Marrero, 8, of Bellport checks out the new gear during equipment day for the Bellport Youth Football League. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Coach Frank Virno outfits Anthony Santana, 6, of
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Coach Frank Virno outfits Anthony Santana, 6, of East Patchogue at equipment distribution for the Bellport Youth Football League. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Jordan Springstein, 9, of East Patchcogue catches a
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Jordan Springstein, 9, of East Patchcogue catches a ball during practice at the Martha Avenue Recreation Park in Brookhaven. (Aug. 1, 2012)

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Shaun Bolton Jr., 9, of Bellport hauls in
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Shaun Bolton Jr., 9, of Bellport hauls in a pass during practice at the Martha Avenue Recreation Park in Brookhaven. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Raphael Alomar, 9, learns the right blocking technique
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Raphael Alomar, 9, learns the right blocking technique during practice at the Martha Avenue Recreation Park in Brookhaven. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Jordan Springstein, 9, of East Patchcogue tucks away
(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Jordan Springstein, 9, of East Patchcogue tucks away the ball after a handoff during practice at the Martha Avenue Recreation Park in Brookhaven. (Aug. 1, 2012)

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