Originally posted on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 8/2/12

Where in the world is Kentwan Balmer? Right now, that's the burning question in D.C.

According to the Washington Post, Balmer, the Redskins defensive end, missed the last two days of training camp and presumably has gone AWOL. Bizarrely, Balmer initially showed up to Redskins Park when camp opened, but has since reverted to milk-carton status.

Nobody, including coach Mike Shanahan, knows his whereabouts, though a source tells ProFootballTalk.com that Balmer has changed his phone number.

“Hopefully it’s nothing very serious,” Shanahan said.

As the Post notes, this isn't first time Balmer, a former first-round pick of the 49ers, has pulled something like this. In 2010, he decided to leave Niners training camp unexcused, and was eventually traded to the Seahawks. Fast approaching bust status despite an impressive skill-set, Balmer lasted one season in Seattle and just a week with the Panthers before latching on with the Skins in 2011, playing in three games.

At this point, it's unclear when -- or if -- the 25-year-old Balmer will find his way home.

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