Ed Reed skipped the first day of Baltimore's mandatory minicamp and the team is unsure what prompted his unexcused absence. "I have not communicated with Ed, so I'm not sure what the situation is on that," coach John Harbaugh told reporters. The Ravens can fine Reed as much as $63,000 for missing the mandatory three-day minicamp. Ray Lewis told reporters that Reed has a family issue and will report to training camp in late July. "People across the world never worry about minicamps or whatever," Lewis said. "Whatever him and coach talked about, they talked about. I don't think it's an issue at all. Ed has other things going, a baby boy, and he's really trying to focus on things like that. Sometimes, life calls you away from the game. These three days won't take away from what Ed Reed's focus is, and that is to come back and help our defense be the best defense there is in football. I don't think it's an issue at all, not for us."
Ed Reed Unexcused No-Show At Camp