Opening of camp in line with rest of the NFL

The Green Bay Packers open training camp on Friday, July 28. That's about in line with most of the league. The Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions both open camp on July 27. The other NFC North team, the Minnesota Vikings, has its rookies reporting on the 27th and the veterans showing up on the 30th.

The Packers' first practice will be Friday, July 28, at 6:30 p.m. It will be the first of eight practices conducted under the lights on Clarke Hinkle Field, a new wrinkle by new coach Mike McCarthy.

Here are the dates players report to training camp. Rookies are listed first and veterans are listed second.


BALTIMORE RAVENS: McDaniel College, Westminster, Md., both July 27.

BUFFALO BILLS: St. John Fisher College, Pittsford, N.Y., both July 28.

CINCINNATI BENGALS: Georgetown College, Georgetown, Ky., both July 29.

CLEVELAND BROWNS: Browns Training Facility, Berea, Ohio, July 23; July 26.

DENVER BRONCOS: Paul D. Bowlen Memorial Centre, Englewood, Colo., both July 28.

HOUSTON TEXANS: Texans Practice Facility, Houston, July 23; July 27.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS: Rose-Hulman Institute, Terre Haute, Ind., both July 30.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS: Alltel Stadium, Jacksonville, Fla., both July 28.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS: University of Wisconsin-River Falls, River Falls, both July 28.

MIAMI DOLPHINS: Dolphins Training Center, Davie, Fla., both July 28.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS: Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, Mass., both July 28.

NEW YORK JETS: Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y., July 20; July 27.

OAKLAND RAIDERS: Napa Valley Marriott, Napa, Calif., both July 24.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS: St. Vincent College, Latrobe, Pa., both July 28.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS: Chargers Park, San Diego, July 24; July 28.

TENNESSEE TITANS: Austin Peay State/Baptist Sports Park, Clarksville, Tenn./Nashville, Tenn., both July 28.


ARIZONA CARDINALS: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Ariz., both July 30.

ATLANTA FALCONS: Falcons Training Facility, Flowery Branch, Ga., July 26; July 27.

CAROLINA PANTHERS: Wofford College, Spartanburg, S.C., both July 28.

CHICAGO BEARS: Olivet Nazarene, Bourbonnais, Ill., both July 27.

DALLAS COWBOYS: Marriott Residence Inn, Oxnard, Calif., both July 28.

DETROIT LIONS: Lions Training Facility, Allen Park, Mich., both July 27.

GREEN BAY PACKERS: St. Norbert College, De Pere, both July 28.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS: Minnesota State-Mankato, July 27; July 30.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS: Millsaps College, Jackson, Miss., both July 28.

NEW YORK GIANTS: University of Albany, N.Y., both July 27.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES: Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa., July 20; July 23.

ST. LOUIS RAMS: Rams Park, St. Louis, Mo., both July 26.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS: 49ers Complex, Santa Clara, Calif., July 27.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS: Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Wash., July 26; July 28.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS: Disney Wide World of Sports, Lake Buena Vista, Fla., both July 27.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS: Redskins Park, Ashburn, Va., both July 30.

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