Offbeat Report: Khalil Mack will skip minicamp and hold out for new contract

23:06  11 june  2018
23:06  11 june  2018 Source:   yardbarker.com

Brady, Gronkowski both show up ahead of mandatory minicamp

  Brady, Gronkowski both show up ahead of mandatory minicamp There will be no workout-related fines handed out to the New England Patriots’ two most important offensive players, as Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski have officially rejoined their teammates in advance of mandatory minicamp. On Monday, the Patriots tweeted some photos from their annual fantasy camp. Both Brady and Gronkowski were present hanging out with fans.Practicing with the pros at #Patriots Fantasy Camp! pic.twitter.com/lh1eudi18v— New England Patriots (@Patriots) June 4, 2018Mandatory minicamp begins on Tuesday, and there was never really a doubt that both Brady and Gronkowski would be there.

Philadelphia Eagles All-Pro defensive end Brandon Graham is set to hold out in hopes of getting a new contract , according to a report . Graham hurried the opposing QB this season 83 times, more than every player not named Khalil Mack .

It's possible Mack even skips mandatory minicamp , but he would then be at risk of fines. NFL.com reports contract -year OLB Khalil Mack is seeking "in excess" of million guaranteed in his new contract .

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The Oakland Raiders officially have a holdout on their hands.

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Raiders have been made aware that defensive end Khalil Mack won’t be at the team’s mandatory minicamp as he seeks a new contract.

Mack is currently on the last season of his rookie deal, but is seeking a new contract. The team has known for a while that Mack was dissatisfied with his deal and were eager to negotiate, but nothing has come of that. It’s not clear if Mack’s decision to skip mandatory workouts will come as a surprise to the organization, but it’s certainly an issue they need to address.

Falcons are 'uneasy' about Julio Jones .
It appears as though the relationship between the Atlanta Falcons and wideout Julio Jones is beginning to fray. But we’re not talking about his minicamp absence. Right now, the Falcons fully expect to work out their contract issues with Jones. But according to Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, they are starting to worry. However, it’s not just because of his absence. They also don’t seem to like his developing relationship with Hall of Fame wideout Terrell Owens.“The fact that he’s running around with Terrell Owens has the front office uneasy.

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