NFC Training Camp Details
With Aaron Rodgers’ move to the AFC and the retirement of Tom Brady, the NFC now has just one starting quarterback who won a Super Bowl. And that quarterback, Matthew Stafford, played just nine games last year because of injury.
The NFC is wide open, as are many of its training camp battles.
The Dallas Cowboys hold their training camp in Southern California for the 44th straight year, and for the 17th straight time in Oxnard. All players will report to camp on July 25, with the preseason opener for the Cowboys in Dallas against the Jacksonville Jaguars on August 12.
The New York Giants hold their training camp at home, with rookies reporting on July 18 and veterans arriving on July 25. The Giants open the preseason at the Detroit Lions on August 11.
The Eagles hold their camp at their training facility in Philadelphia, and they will welcome in all players on July 25. They travel to the Baltimore Ravens on August 12 to open the preseason.
Off the field, the Washington Commanders are still in the process of being sold. On the field, the team begins camp with rookies on July 21, and veterans on July 25. Washington opens the preseason on August 11 at the Cleveland Browns.
BetUS.com has the NFC East as a two-team race, with the Eagles paying -105 and the Cowboys at +175. The Giants are +650 and the Commanders are +1000.
At Halas Hall in Lake Forest, Illinois, the Chicago Bears open camp with rookies reporting on July 22. The veterans will arrive on July 25, and the team will begin the preseason at home on August 12 against the Tennessee Titans.
We’ll begin to find out if the Detroit Lions are deserving of the hype when they open camp on July 19. The vets will arrive three days later on July 22. Detroit plays its first preseason game at home against the Giants on August 11.
The Jordan Love era in Green Bay begins on July 21 when the rookies report, and July 25 when he and the rest of the veterans report. The Packers hold their training camp at Lambeau Field, and open the preseason on August 11 at the Cincinnati Bengals.
The Minnesota Vikings open up defense of their division title when rookies report on July 23 and veterans arrive on July 25. The preseason opener for the Vikings is August 10 at the Seattle Seahawks.
The NFC North division championship odds at BetUS.com have the Vikings behind the Lions, +135 to +300. The Bears are paying +350 to win the North, with the Packers in fourth at +400.
At the team facility just north of Atlanta, the Falcons will welcome rookies to camp on July 18 and veterans on July 25. They will open the preseason on August 11 at the Miami Dolphins.
The Carolina Panthers hold their training camp at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and rookies will report on July 22. The veterans arrive on July 25, and the Panthers open their preseason at home against the New York Jets.
The New Orleans Saints welcome rookies on July 18, with veterans following them on July 25. The Saints play their first preseason game at home on August 13 against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Rookies report to Tampa Bay Buccaneers camp on July 24, with vets arriving the next day, July 25. The Bucs will open the season at home in Tampa against the Pittsburgh Steelers on August 11.
In what is perhaps the most wide open division in the NFL, BetUS.com has the Saints as the favorite at +120. The Falcons are paying +240, the Panthers +325, and the Buccaneers are +750.
All of the Arizona Cardinals will report to State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, on July 25. The Cardinals will play their first preseason game on August 11 at home against the Denver Broncos.
The Los Angeles Rams hold their training camp at UC-Irvine, and all players will report to the Orange County campus on July 25. On August 12, the Rams open the preseason at SoFi Stadium against their co-tenants, the Los Angeles Chargers.
In Santa Clara, the 4San Francisco 49ers will see rookies report on July 18 and veterans on July 25. The 49ers will begin the preseason at the Las Vegas Raiders on August 13.
All rookies and vets will report to Seattle Seahawks headquarters in Renton, Washington, on July 25. Seattle will begin the preseason on August 13 at home against the Minnesota Vikings.
The NFC West has the biggest disparity between the favorite and the longshot of any of the four divisions. BetUS.com has San Francisco at -175 to win the division, while the Cardinals are a distant fourth at +2500. The Seahawks are paying +210, and the Rams are +850.