Devin McCourty details Patriots' discussions on recent events

Ryan Hannable
June 08, 2020 - 6:00 am

It was reported last week the Patriots have tabled football to have team discussions surrounding current events in the country as part of the virtual offseason program.

Appearing on the Double Coverage Podcast with his twin brother Jason, Devin McCourty gave some insight into what they have been like.

“Yeah, I think we are like every other team. We have had a bunch of good conversations over the last week that I think have been very healthy for our team," he said. "Honestly, I think it has been very healthy for individuals to be able to express themselves with people to see other people’s points of views. I have thoroughly enjoyed that — even though we’re not together, which usually (is the case) when things like this happen. It is just so easy for us because we’re in the cafeterias, we’re in the locker rooms, we’re talking about these things because we are pretty close as guys and we talk a lot about family things and things like that.

"It was good even with us being apart to be able to jump on our virtual meetings and just have good conversations. I will go out on a limb and say every team that has had virtual meetings, that is what they have done this past week — having time to really talk and get to know each other better.”

A few days ago, Matthew Slater said he appreciates Bill Belichick allowing the team to have these discussions.

The virtual offseason program will continue until mid-June and by all accounts training camp will take place as scheduled in late July.

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