Devin McCourty becomes second Patriots player to say he'll skip White House – will more follow? (Shutdown Corner)

A second New England Patriots player is on the record as saying that if the New England Patriots are invited to the White House as part of events to commemorate their win in Super Bowl LI, he will not attend. Safety Devin McCourty, a Patriots team captain, Pro Bowler and second-team All-Pro pick this year, affirmed he won’t make the trip, joining teammate Martellus Bennett. “I’m not going to the White House,” McCourty told Time in a text message.