Two notable veterans were absent throughout OTAs—offensive tackle Ryan Clady and running back Willis McGahee. Clady, 26, is recovering from shoulder surgery and seeking a long-term contract extension.
McGahee, 31, is working out in Miami with former college teammates as he has done this time of year throughout his career.
Because everything is technically voluntary at this point in the offseason, neither of the two players created big waves by not reporting to Dove Valley during OTAs. But when minicamp begins on June 13, it will be a different story.
McGahee is expected to show for camp as he did last summer, in fine physical condition. Clady, on the other hand, could potentially hold out into training camp if he does not receive a contract offer greater than the one-year $9.8 million franchise tag he has refused to sign.
While holding out may ultimately result in a larger salary,
@jhsmden But Clady, unlike McGahee who has contract, hasnt signed his tender & therefore not under contract subject to mandatory camp?
— Ron (@ronNcaphill) June 7, 2013