REPORT: Olivier Vernon and Odell Beckham Jr. Expected at Minicamp

Odell Beckham Jr. and Olivier Vernon are expected to attend mandatory minicamp next week, after skipping out on all three weeks of OTAs.

According to a Jordan Ranaan report, New York GiantsOdell Beckham Jr. and Olivier Vernon will be making their first appearance at organized team practices next week.

Speculation has risen as of late regarding OBJ and his absence due to his contract and lack of pay. Is this possible? Absolutely, considering he'll be making a modest $1.8 million in 2017.

His pay scale is not even close to being in range of the top five receivers in league, but his skill level surely lies at the top of the crop.

Despite being underpaid, the fourth-year player will be expected at practice next week, unless of course a classic case of the 'holdout' occurs.

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The LSU product could pull a fast one on the Giants and force contract negotiations into play, but it would likely end in disappointment as Jerry Reese and Big Blue hold all of the cards.


When asked about his star receiver and defensive end attending minicamp, head coach Ben McAdoo stated, "Sure, I expect everyone to be here, I'm not spending time talking about attendance. It's minicamp. We're looking forward to everyone being here next week."

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His bluntness was to be expected, as he has been peppered with questions regarding players' absence from OTAs.

If team members don't show up to mandatory minicamp they will be hit with fines, so it can be assumed that all players will be ready to roll. It will be nice to see Beckham out there on the field playing alongside his teammates. 

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