Guide to Patriots training camp
SCHEDULE FOR THE OPENING OF CAMP
Thursday -- Practice, 9 a.m.
Friday -- Practice, 9 a.m.
Saturday -- Practice, 9 a.m.; Patriots Hall of Fame induction ceremomy for Raymond Clayborn on the NRG Plaza outside The Hall at Patriot Place, noon
Sunday -- Practice, 9 a.m.
Remainder of schedule to be announced
Daily schedule is tentative and subject to change. Fans planning to attend practice are encouraged to check www.patriots.com/trainingcamp for last-minute updates or call the training camp hotline at 508-549-0001. When practice is rescheduled for indoors due to inclement weather or poor field conditions, those practices will be closed to the public.
TRAINING CAMP AT GILLETTE STADIUM
-- Practices are open to the public at no charge
-- Parking is free
-- A variety of food and drink options will be available at concession stands
-- The following items are prohibited: Animals (except for service animals), alcoholic beverages, beach balls, bullhorns and air horns, coolers, fireworks or pyrotechnics, flag poles over two feet in length, GoPro Cameras, helium balloons, illegal drugs of any illegal substances, laser pens, noise makers, remotely controlled model aircraft, selfie sticks, video cameras (no video recordings), weapons of any kind including knives, and any other item deemed inappropriate by stadium management
SCHEDULE OF GAMES
Thursday, August 10 -- vs. Jaguars, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 19 -- at Texans, 8 p.m. EDT
Friday, August 25 -- at Lions, 7 p.m.
Thursday, August 31 -- vs. Giants, 7:30 p.m.
The 2017 season marks the sixth straight year that the Patriots will hold joint practice sessions.
They will host the Jacksonville Jaguars on Monday, Aug., 7 and Tuesday, Aug. 8, prior to the preseason opener on Thursday, Aug, 10.
The Patriots will also travel to West Virginia, the site of the Texans training camp, for joint sessions on Tuesday, Aug. 15 and Wednesday, Aug. 16 prior to traveling to Houston for their second preseason matchup.
Training-camp roster consists of 90 players. This season, there will only be one cutdown date -- to the regular-season limit of 53 on Saturday, Sept. 2.