With rookie minicamp set to kick off Friday, the Philadelphia Eagles aren't wasting time getting their players under contract.
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After Ertz takes part in the rookie gathering, he'll exit when veterans arrive Monday. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported this week that league rules prohibit players from attending offseason activities until their class graduates from college. Stanford's commencement doesn't happen until mid-June.
That technicality also applies to Poyer out of Oregon State, and it's a case worth monitoring in Philly. Kelly's practices move fast, and missing early sessions won't help these newbies.