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Three Eagles players plan on skipping White House visit

Malcolm Jenkins and Chris Long during the national anthem at Lincoln Financial Field on November 26, 2017. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
Malcolm Jenkins and Chris Long at Lincoln Financial Field on November 26. Photo: Mitchell Leff / Getty Images

Less than a week after winning Super Bowl LII, three Eagles players have announced they will not attend the traditional champions visit to the White House: Malcom Jenkins, Chris Long, and Torrey Smith.

Flashback: Following the Patriots' Super Bowl win last year, several players skipped the White House visit, with many saying they rejected the invitation for political reasons.