Patriots Linebacker Dont’a Hightower Says He Won’t Go to White House

The list of New England Patriots players who are going to pass on visiting the White House to be honored for their Super Bowl victory continues to grow.

Linebacker Dont’a Hightower, one of the heroes of Super Bowl LI, said Wednesday that he will not be taking the trip to Washington, D.C. It should be noted that Hightower did not visit the White House when the Patriots won it all two years ago, either.

Tight end Martellus Bennett and defensive back Devin McCourty have already said they will not go to the White House, and running back James White told Alex Marvez of Sporting News on Tuesday that he has yet to decide what he will do.

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SOURCE: Larry Brown Sports, Steve DelVecchio