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Eagles Schedule White House Visit, Though Not All Are Coming

Eagles Schedule White House Visit, Though Not All Are Coming

There had been some question about whether the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles would visit President Donald Trump at the White House after earning their first ever title.

Receiver Torrey Smith-who the Eagles traded to the Carolina Panthers earlier this offseason-told McManus he has no interest in going to the White House as long as Trump remains president.

It's not just players who have negative views of Trump. "But this is not where you brandish a group of people because they own assets in a sport we love, supporting what many of us perceive as, you know, one [expletive] disastrous presidency".

"Going to the White House should be seen as an honor, and I believe it is an honor, but to me it has to be an honor with the right type of respect in office".

Running back LeGarrette Blount, now with the Detroit Lions, also did not visit following the Patriots' victory but has not announced his plans regarding the Eagles' visit.

Graham, one of the heroes of Super Bowl LII, had the procedure May 1 and is now in a protective boot.

"I just don't feel welcome into that house".

The NBA champion Golden State Warriors did not go to the White House past year after Trump rescinded the offer when star guard Steph Curry expressed hesitation over the trip. Over the last two years I have been meeting with legislators, both republican and democrat. Jenkins said. "If you want to meet to talk about events in my community, changing the country, I'm all for that. I think as a team, we're still discussing what exactly that looks like and we'll see".

Alongside those players who already committed to skipping the White House visit, there are some who are a little unsure. "We hope to have something finalized in the next couple of weeks".

"I don't want to take away from anybody's experience or make it a big distraction".

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