“No, I’m not going to the White House,” Long stated in an interview on Barstool Sports’ podcast Pardon My Take. “Are you kidding me?”
Long, who was once at first drafted through the St. Louis Rams and is enjoying in his 10th NFL season, performed for the Patriots closing season. He was once one among a number of avid gamers who skipped the staff’s White House visit after New England defeated the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI.
Long is the son of Pro Football Hall of Famer and present Fox Sports studio analyst Howie Long.
Trump has been vital of NFL avid gamers protesting the nationwide anthem, whilst Long has been supportive of anthem protesters, together with his teammate, Malcolm Jenkins.
Long, a local of Charlottesville, Va., made headlines previous this season when he pledged his complete 2017 wage to advertise tutorial equality in his homeland and within the towns wherein he has performed professionally.