"I would say we have pretty good leadership on this football team," O'Brien said. "I think on both sides of the ball, special teams."
The new man in charge then proceeded to check off a list of players ranging from 15-year veteran
Most interesting, and at the same time, not surprising at all, was the franchise's greatest player.
Johnson has been absent from the team's first three OTAs, which are voluntary. O'Brien spoke earlier in the week about his "ton of respect" for the perennial Pro Bowler, and how the team would "love to have him here right now, but that's up to him."
Johnson finished 2013 with 109 catches and 1,407 yards receiving.