Devin McCourty has heartfelt message for James White after pick-6 originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
The New England Patriots jumped out to an early lead in Sunday night's Week 2 game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field.
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Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson threw a pass to Greg Olsen early in the first quarter that went off the veteran tight end's fingers and into the arms of Patriots safety Devin McCourty, who returned it for a touchdown.
After reaching the end zone, McCourty found an NBC camera and shared a special message for teammate James White.
"2-8, we love you, bro," McCourty said.
White is not playing against the Seahawks because his father reportedly died in a car crash earlier Sunday. His mother also is in critical condition.
Check out McCourty's pick-6 and message for White in the video below:
It's been an emotional week for the Patriots. Head coach Bill Belichick also is going through a difficult time. His mother, Jeannette, died earlier this week at age 98.