The New England Patriots played with heavy hearts in Seattle.
On Sunday evening, the Miami-Dade Police Department announced that Tyrone White, the father of Patriots running back James White, was killed in a car crash on Sunday afternoon in Cooper City, Florida. His wife and James White’s mother, Lisa White, was also in the crash and later airlifted to a hospital.
The Patriots running back was inactive for , and it was clear he was on the mind of all his teammates.
“It’s hard to really put into words,” special teams standout Matthew Slater said. “We all have mothers and fathers. To lose a mother or father is never easy. For a tragedy like that to hit the way it did, it hit us all