Bears Report to Camp Friday

After a lockout that lasted four months, the training-camp start dates have been announced for all 32 NFL teams. The Chicago Bears will begin practice on Friday, July 29.

The NFL Network has just reported the training-camp start dates for all 32 NFL teams. Players and union officials are still yet to vote on the proposed collective bargaining agreement, and are discussing the contentious issues in the document. All indications point to the ratification of the deal today, with free agency beginning tomorrow. The full timeline of events has yet to be released.

The Chicago Bears will hold its first training camp this Friday, July 29 on the practice fields of Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Ill.

Here is the full list of start dates for each NFL squad:

Teams starting camp Wednesday: Denver Broncos, Arizona Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys, San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles, Jacksonville Jaguars, New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, Baltimore Ravens and Seattle Seahawks.

Teams starting Training Camp Thursday: San Francisco 49ers, Cincinnati Bengals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Kansas City Chiefs, Miami Dolphins, Atlanta Falcons, Detroit Lions, Washington Redskins, New Orleans Saints and Pittsburgh Steelers.

Teams Starting Camp Friday: Chicago Bears, Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, Indianapolis Colts, New York Giants, Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers, St. Louis Rams, Tennessee Titans and Minnesota Vikings.

Teams Starting Training Camp Sunday: New York Jets and Houston Texans.

The NFL Network now reporting that all NFL teams will report to training camp on Friday, July 29.

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