Before Sunday night’s Patriots-Seahawks game, Patriots running back James White was mysteriously put on the inactive list.
Patriots’ RB James White is inactive tonight. A surprise.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 20, 2020
According to Miami-based reporter Andy Slater, White’s parents were involved in a serious car accident before the game. White’s father did not survive while his mother is current in critical condition.
Sad news to report. Patriots' RB James White's father was in a car crash today and did not survive. His mother was also in the car and is in critical condition.
White's father, Tyrone, was a captain with the Miami-Dade Police Department.
James was told and is inactive tonight.
— Andy Slater (@AndySlater) September 20, 2020
Update: Ian Rapoport has confirmed Slater’s report.