New England Patriots running back James White was on the minds of teammates and fans on Sunday night when he did not play in the game after learning his father died in a car crash in Florida earlier in the day.
White was inactive for New England’s 35-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks following a crash in Broward County at 1 p.m. on Sunday that claimed the life of his father, Miami-Dade police captain Tyrone White, and put two others in the hospital, according to NBC 6 in Florida.
Watch TODAY All Day! Get the best news, information and inspiration from TODAY, all day long.
Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio announced the sad news on the broadcast before Sunday night’s kickoff, and the Miami-Dade Police Department added that White’s mother, Lisa, remains hospitalized following the crash. NBC Sports reported she is in critical condition.
Please continue to keep his wife