While the New England Patriots were deemed by some to be the most connected NFL team to Donald Trump last season, there are many fans – and players – who don’t want to be associated with the controversial president.

Devin McCourty and Chris Long are among those who want to establish that the Patriots are not Trump’s team, and that the state of Massachusetts doesn’t stand for what he believes in.

Both Super Bowl LI champions had previously announced their decision to skip the ceremonial trip to the White House – along with LeGarrette Blount, Dont’a Hightower, Alan Branch, and Martellus Bennett – but felt it necessary to team up with some equally passionate fans to further explain their decision.

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