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James White inactive after father killed in car crash, mother critically injured

The Patriots will be without running back James White in Week 2.

New England Patriots running back James White runs against the Miami Dolphins during the second half at Gillette Stadium. Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

The New England Patriots will be without running back James White for their Week 2 Sunday Night Football game against the Seattle Seahawks. The team has deactivated him after he learned that his father was killed in a car crash on Sunday and his mother was critically injured in the same crash, according to reporter Andy Slater.

The Patriots inactives for Week 2 include White, CB Myles Bryant, OT Korey Cunningham, TE Dalton Keene, QB Jarrett Stidham, and LB Josh Uche.