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Neither player has participated in the voluntary workout program, so their absence for the OTAs should not come as a surprise.
Coming off a season where he led the NFL in rushing attempts and yards, Jones-Drew may be avoiding the OTAs in attempt to get the Jaguars to adjust the two years and $9.5 million remaining on his current contract.
Scobee's absence is strictly contract-related. The 29-year-old kicker has yet to sign his one-year, $2.88 million franchise tender. Until he does so, he is not obligated to report to any workout, voluntary or involuntary. The two sides have reportedly made little progress in talks toward a long-term extension.
In order to have a kicker for the OTAs, the Jaguarshave signed Brandon Coutu, a 2008 seventh round pick out of Georgia by the Seattle Seahawks who spent a week on the Jaguars practice squad last season. Coutu, 27, made his NFL debut when he handled the kicking duties for the Buffalo Bills in 2011 regular season finale, missing his lone field goal attempt.