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For two Patriots, bye is all about (new) family

FOXBOROUGH — Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy and his wife Marissa thought about spending the bye week back home in Santa Monica.

But the balmy southern California temperatures weren’t enough to convince the couple to splurge on pricey airfare for only a long weekend. Plus, they’d have to contend with the added wrinkle of traveling with a new member of the family: their 9-week-old son Trae.

So, the Van Noys passed up the six-hour flight to stay local. There’s nothing too adventurous on the agenda. A self-proclaimed TV junkie, Van Noy has a number of shows currently in the mix, including “Power,’’ “Bosch,’’ and “Snowfall.