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Bills BREAKING: Stefon Diggs Not at Mandatory Minicamp - 'Very Concerned'

The Buffalo Bills now have to face the reality that star receiver Stefon Diggs could be absent from mandatory offseason activities for the foreseeable future.

The Buffalo Bills have brushed off the absence of star receiver Stefon Diggs during OTAs this offseason. After all, the workouts are completely voluntary.

But with Buffalo's mandatory minicamp beginning on Tuesday, Diggs was still nowhere to be found. The topic was one that was brought up immediately once coach Sean McDermott took the mic to speak to the media.

And before pushing away any further questions regarding Diggs, McDermott admitted he's "very concerned."

"I respect everyone’s questions and what they want to know about our team right now. I'm not gonna get into into that anymore," McDermott said. "So we'll talk about practice. Happy to do that, happy to answer those questions."

The situation is an odd one, as Diggs just signed a four-year, $96 million extension last offseason and seemingly has his whole future ahead of him in Buffalo. Most players who hold out of mandatory offseason activities do so with the intent of forcing the front office to offer up a better deal. This wouldn't appear to be the case for Diggs.

Just like this offseason, Diggs didn't show up for voluntary OTAs last year before joining the team for a campaign that saw him post the second-most single-season receiving yards (1,429) in his career.

But there is now a major cloud of uncertainty over Orchard Park as his mysterious absence continues.

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