ORCHARD PARK, NY – As Bills players converged at One Bills Drive for the start of offseason workouts, one key player was not in attendance – running back LeSean McCoy. His absence from the first voluntary program of the offseason, came as little concern to new head coach Sean McDermott.

“It’s voluntary, so you know I am encouraged by my conversations with LeSean, throughout the whole offseason,” McDermott explained. “It is voluntary though and so that is what it is. I’m encouraged by the guys that are here and that’s where my focus is at this time.”

McCoy was the only player not present for the first day of workouts.

The Bills will host several offseason programs from this point forward up until training camp in August, the majority of which are voluntary. On April 20th they’ll begin their annual voluntary veteran minicamp, followed by rookie minicamp a few weeks later on May 12. Then in late May, Buffalo will hold three sessions of organized team activities, which are also voluntary, before mandatory minicamp commences on Thursday, June 13.

At this time it’s unclear when exactly McCoy plans on joining his teammates for offseason training at One Bills Dr.

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