Along with coaches and players still on the team, former assistant coach Brian Flores and defensive end Trey Flowers will be present as well. Flores left to become the Miami Dolphins' head coach, while Flowers signed a five-year, $90 million deal with the Detroit Lions.
Assuming he'll be on hand, hopefully Rob Gronkowski treats his third Super Bowl ring with more care than he offered the Vince Lombardi Trophy. When the Patriots traveled to Fenway Park for Opening Day, Gronkowski left a baseball-sized dent on the trophy when he used it as a bat.
The White House may be the next stop on the Patriots' title tour.
Politico reported in March that President Donald Trump was hopeful of welcoming the team in the spring, with no date specified as of yet. However, some close to the president are "worried that it could turn a feel-good photo op into an embarrassing media spectacle" in the wake of Robert Kraft's involvement in a solicitation sting.