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Report: Samuel, Brown not at workouts

We knew Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb wasn't planning to attend Monday's start of the club's "voluntary" offseason workout program, but ESPN's Sal Paolantonio added a couple names to the list. Cornerbacks Asante Samuel and Sheldon Brown were also no-shows for the workouts, as well as punter Sav Rocca.

You never want to make a huge deal of guys missing non-mandatory workouts, but rest assured that coach Andy Reid has taken notice. It's one thing if Samuel and Brown only miss a workout or two, but it could be an issue if they don't show up for any of the workouts. Most teams provide make-up sessions for players.

There was some speculation that wide receiver DeSean Jackson might not show up at the workouts, but I overheard his agent Drew Rosenhaus promise during the recent owners meetings the wide receiver would be there Monday.