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68 Patriots Players Were Invited To The White House; 34 Don’t Bother To Show Up
The New England Patriots made their way to the White House on Wednesday to meet with President Donald Trump and get a congratulations for winning the Super Bowl this past February. One problem: Half the team didn’t even bother to show up.
Here’s the full list of players who skipped the Patriots’ White House ceremony. pic.twitter.com/jAxI8KqLh4
— Doug Kyed (@DougKyed) April 19, 2017
A total of 68 players from the active roster, practice squad, and injured reserve list were invited, and only 34 showed up. Among those who were absent was QB Tom Brady, who had to cancel at the last minute.
Two years ago, 50 players showed up for the White House visit following the team’s victory in Super Bowl XLIX. Have a look:
Obama vs. Trump welcoming the Patriots. Spot the missing 34 players. “I just don’t feel welcome in that house.” -LeGarrette Blount pic.twitter.com/pSUDYosBgs
— Skylar Borchardt (@SkylarBorchardt) April 19, 2017