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Horse Tracks: Training Camp primer

Good Morning Broncos Country!

Training Camp is finally here!

The Broncos rookie reported earlier in the week and the veterans arrived on Friday. They had their meetings, conditioning tests, and team meetings and will have their first practice later today.

Football is finally back. Hopefully its the beginning to an exciting season for the Broncos who look like to kick their two-year playoff-less streak. Here is everything you need to know about Broncos camp.

The Dates and Times:

  • July 28th - 9:30 A.M. - Noon
  • July 29th - 9:30 AM - Noon
  • July 30th - 9:30 AM - Noon
  • July 31st - 9:30 AM - Noon
  • August 1st - 9:30 AM - Noon
  • August 3rd - 9:30 AM - Noon
  • August 4th - 9:30 AM - Noon
  • August 5th - 9:30 AM - Noon
  • August 7th - 9:30 AM . - Noon
  • August 8th - 9:30 AM - Noon
  • August 9th - 9:30 AM - Noon
  • August 14th - 9:30 AM - Noon* (Joint practice with the Chicago Bears)
  • August 15th - 9:30 AM - Noon* (Joint practice with the Chicago Bears)

Parking lots open at 7 AM and Gates open at 8 AM.

Rules and Information to camp attendees:

If you’re going to camp, here is everything you need to know straight from the Broncos official site.

All information via DenverBroncos.com

Bag Policy:

The Broncos’ stadium bag policy will be in effect for all training camp practices. Please see below for details or visit the Broncos website for more information.

  • Each fan may carry one bag that is clear plastic, vinyl or PVC, no larger than 12” x 6” x 12” or a one-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc or similar).
  • In addition to one of the bags noted above, fans may also carry in a small clutch bag or purse approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap, subject to search.
  • Diapers and wipes can be carried in a clear bag. Diaper bags are not permitted.
  • Remove any jackets or other large, bulky items from your bag and carry these in hand. When the contents of your bag are clearly visible, staff can screen bags without requiring any contents to be removed. If blankets or other items conceal the contents of a bag, staff must request that they be removed in order for screening to take place, delaying the process.
  • Small cameras, small binoculars and cell phones are acceptable if carried in loosely or in an approved clear bag.

Prohibited Items:

Umbrellas, alcohol, food, glass containers (soft plastic Nalgene water bottles are okay), metal containers (such as thermoses, coffee tumblers, mugs and metal sunscreen spray bottles) video cameras, long lens cameras, iPads, lawn chairs, strollers (outside parking for strollers on a first come first serve basis), coolers, selfie sticks, full size helmets, cell phones (unless turned off or on silent) and pets of any kind.

Small cameras, small binoculars and cell phones are acceptable if carried in loosely or in an approved clear bag.

*All scheduled open practices are subject to change.

Additional Information

General Seating: Fans will be able to view the practices from selected areas that will be marked clearly on site. Fans will primarily be seated along the berm on the west end of the practice fields. The seating area is on a natural grass surface with a very limited amount of shade, so please bring proper footwear, clothing and sunscreen.

Fan Parking: Parking at the Broncos facility is located adjacent to the indoor field house (west of the team’s main training complex) main training complex) on a first-come, first-serve basis and will be open at 7 a.m. Please avoid parking on streets across from team facility.

ADA: Admission to the Denver Broncos 2018 training camp will be ADA accessible. Designated ADA parking will be available in the main fan lot. Please note that, like general seating, ADA parking and admission is limited and will be available on a first first-come, first-serve basis.

Seat pads must be a single pad and are permitted as long as they do not exceed 18 inches wide and do not contain pockets, zippers or concealable areas.

Umbrellas of any size will not be permitted inside the Broncos training facility. Please bring sufficient wet weather attire if necessary.

Strollers will be allowed on the premises but must be left at the gate prior to accessing seating area.

Cameras: Fans are welcome to use still cameras during Broncos’ 2017 training camp, but video cameras (and other recording devices such as cell phones and tablets) will not be permitted. Only members of the media will be allowed to bring cameras with professional lenses and tripods to training camp. Any detachable lenses longer than the length of a credit card will not be permitted on camp premises.

Food & Beverage: A new feature for fans at 2018 Denver Broncos training camp will be the presence of food trucks on the west side of the Pat Bowlen Fieldhouse. A variety of food options from around the Denver metro area will be available to fans throughout training camp (please note that meals brought from food trucks will not be permitted inside the practice field gates; food and non-alcoholic beverages are allowed inside the practice field gates in small individual quantities only).

Other Items: Seat pads must be a single pad and are permitted as long as they do not exceed 18 inches wide and do not contain pockets, zippers or concealable areas.

Lawn Chairs: Lawn chairs will not be allowed at training camp.

Umbrellas: Umbrellas of any size will not be permitted inside the Broncos’ training facility. Please bring sufficient wet weather attire if necessary.

Coolers and Metal Containers: Food and beverage coolers and metal containers such as thermoses, coffee tumblers, mugs and metal sun screen spray bottles are not permitted; soft plastic Nalgene water bottles are okay.

Strollers: Will be allowed on the premises but must be left at the gate prior to accessing seating area.

Horse Tracks:

Raiders place Khalil Mack, Vadal Alexander on did not report list – ProFootballTalk
The Raiders placed offensive lineman Vadal Alexander and defensive end Khalil Mack on the reserve/did not report list. Mack was not expected at camp as he seeks a new deal. He also skipped the Raiders' mandatory minicamp.

Greg Robinson exits practice on cart after being hit in the head – ProFootballTalk
Former No. 2 overall draft pick Greg Robinson entered Browns training camp as the No. 2 left tackle. On Friday, his quest to earn playing time was temporarily derailed. Robinson left practice on a cart. After practice, coach Hue Jackson addressed Robinson's status.

Jordy Nelson showing no signs of slowing down, can “still run” – ProFootballTalk
If Jordy Nelson is on his last legs, the Raiders have seen no sign of it. Nelson, 32, has looked like the Nelson who averaged 1,219 receiving yards from 2011-16.

Jon Gruden-Khalil Mack drama? Plus, a Dez Bryant fit and more - NFL.com
Is Jon Gruden mistreating his best player? Bucky Brooks explores the latest on the Khalil Mack front. Plus, a solid fit for Dez Bryant, Odell Beckham Jr.'s immense earning power and much, much more.

Jon Gruden-Khalil Mack drama? Plus, a Dez Bryant fit and more - NFL.com
Is Jon Gruden mistreating his best player? Bucky Brooks explores the latest on the Khalil Mack front. Plus, a solid fit for Dez Bryant, Odell Beckham Jr.'s immense earning power and much, much more.

Steelers GM Colbert defends Mike Tomlin's approach - NFL.com
Despite leading a perennial contender in Pittsburgh, Mike Tomlin has become a target of sorts for critics of the Steelers. GM Kevin Colbert is not among that group, based on his comments Friday.

Taylor Lewan, Titans agree on $80M extension - NFL.com
Tennessee has secured its future at left tackle. Lewan and the Titans have agreed on a five-year contract worth $80 million, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero.

Dave Gettleman's cancer in 'complete remission' - NFL.com
New York Giants GM Dave Gettleman announced Friday that his cancer is in "complete remission." Gettleman revealed in June that he was diagnosed with lymphoma during a medical checkup.

Jason Verrett suffers torn Achilles, out for '18 season - NFL.com
Jason Verrett's terrible injury luck struck again. This time before the season even started. The Los Angeles Chargers cornerback tore his Achilles during his conditioning test on Friday.

Malcolm Jenkins: I'm lucky I don't play for Cowboys - NFL.com
Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins criticized Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on Friday for his team's policy requiring players to stand on the field for the national anthem.

Sean Lee: Dez needs to 'hold himself accountable' - NFL.com
Over a flurry of posts on social media, wide receiver Dez Bryant pointed the finger at Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones and former teammate Sean Lee for pushing him out of Dallas.



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