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Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston ‘probably’ won’t attend mandatory minicamp, says Andy Reid

KC Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston.
KC Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston. The Kansas City Star

The Chiefs held their 10th and final practice of organized team activities on Friday, and will conclude offseason workouts with their three-day mandatory minicamp, which starts Tuesday.

One player who is unlikely to be in attendance is Justin Houston, who has been offered a one-year, $13.1 million franchise tender by the Chiefs but has skipped OTAs as he seeks a long-term contract with the team.

“I don’t know that,” Reid said, when asked if Houston will participate next week. “He probably won’t be. We just move on. I don’t really get caught up in all that stuff.”

Reid, however, said he expects rookie cornerbacks Marcus Peters, the Chiefs’ first-round pick, and Steven Nelson, the Chiefs’ third-round pick, to attend next week’s minicamp.

The two have missed OTAs because of NCAA rules.

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