Washington Commanders WR Terry McLaurin to skip minicamp

Washington Commanders broad receiver Terry McLaurin doesn't plan to attend this week's necessary minicamp, a supply informed ESPN's Adam Schefter.

McLaurin is continuous to hunt a contract extension according to different comparable broad receivers that lately signed contracts. Chosen within the third spherical of the 2019 draft, McLaurin is scheduled to make a base wage of $2.79 million this season, the ultimate yr of his rookie contract.

A.J. Brown, chosen within the second spherical of the 2019 draft, signed a four-year extension that averages greater than $25 million per season after being traded to the Philadelphia Eagles on the primary night time of the 2022 draft.

Different broad receivers picked within the 2019 draft, resembling DK Metcalf and Deebo Samuel, are also looking for contract extensions however took completely different approaches with their groups' minicamps final week. Metcalf skipped the Seattle Seahawks‘ necessary minicamp final week whereas Samuel, who requested a commerce earlier this offseason, attended the 49ers' minicamp.

By skipping the minicamp, which begins Tuesday, McLaurin will miss helpful reps with new Commanders quarterback Carson Wentz. McLaurin additionally will likely be topic to fines totaling greater than $95,000 if he misses all three days.

McLaurin, 26, loved one other productive season in 2021 regardless of Washington's inconsistency at quarterback. He had 1,053 yards — his second straight 1,000-yard season — and 5 touchdowns on 77 receptions.

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