Garcia on this:
"T.O. is T.O.,'' Garcia said. ``He is his own guy and his own beast. He makes decisions based upon what he feels. That's how we've learned to accept his role. As much as we would love to have him here competing with us, we also know that he's battling injuries and trying to get healthy.''
Garcia said he preferred to find the positive side, noting that young receivers such as Cedrick Wilson, Arnaz Battle and Brandon Lloyd are getting an extended opportunity to make an impression.
Garcia missed the final day of a three-day passing camp last week because he had committed to attending a fundraising event. Garcia said that was a rare exception and, perhaps pointedly, explained that he has an obligation as a veteran to help show the way for younger players.
Of Owens, Garcia added: ``It's a situation where it's a team game. It would be great to have him out there working out with the team.''
we also know that he's battling injuries and trying to get healthy.