Tom Brady, And Other Patriots Skip 'Super Bowl' White House Visit

Tom Brady

Tom Brady

This isn't the first time the four-time Super Bowl MVP skipped a visit to the White House.

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and let's just say the Internet is finding more than that to make fun of today's photo of the New England Patriots with Donald Trump at the White House. It is a special honoring for the Patriots team, and a reminder of what they accomplished.

After all it may be understandable if the Patriots have not come to the fact that they won the Super Bowl this season.

With the Patriots lined up behind him, Trump said: "No team has been this good for this long". They overcame a 25 point deficit over the Atlanta Falcons, to win the championship.

National Football League star Rob "Gronk" Gronkowski made a cameo appearance at Sean Spicer's White House press briefing. It may not be their last either.

Bundchen has in the past expressed her displeasure with Trump - unlike her husband, Brady, who has been friends with the real estate mogul-turned-president for years.

For the record, Spicer called on a diverse array of outlets, which included but were not limited to (in no particular order): Fox News, NBC News, Fox News Radio, CCTV, The Daily Caller, One America News Network, The Daily Mail, Newsmax, Canada's TVA, McClatchy, USA Today, and NPR.

That's nearly certainly true, but it also doesn't change the fact that Martellus Bennett, Devin McCourty, Legarrette Blount, Alan Branch, and a whole bunch of other players weren't there.

Five of whom on that list are not visiting due to political reasons.

CLIMATE CHANGE A White House meeting that was to help determine whether the United States should withdraw from the Paris climate accord has been postponed, an administration official says. Neither did Tom Brady, who cited a personal reason, just like when he missed the trip two years ago during President Barack Obama's term.

Brady was a late absentee from the visit.

A certain family member of Brady's has been battling illness.

The visit to the White House is customary for the team that wins the Super Bowl, but not all players are expected to attend, with some specifically avoiding the event because of Trump, including Alan Branch, who spoke with the Boston Globe this week. Should politics be put aside for a White House honoring of a sports team?

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