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    Two Patriots Players Won’t Visit White House

    They don’t feel welcome. Cornerback Devin McCourty and tight end Martellus Bennett, both Black, have said they won’t take part in the traditional post-Super Bowl presidential photo op after their team’s comeback triumph in last weekend’s game. “I don’t feel accepted,” McCourty explained. Pats quarterback Tom Brady, coach Bill Belichick and owner Bob Kraft are known to be friends with President Trump. But Bennett and McCourty won’t be the first NFL players to sit out presidential honors: Brady himself once skipped a trip to the Obama White House.

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