PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The National Football League advised its teams that training camps are expected to begin on July 28.
According to NFL.com, rookies and selected players will be allowed to report earlier than July 28.
The @NFL advised teams that training camps are expected to begin as scheduled on July 28 with rookies and selected players permitted to report earlier. https://t.co/ZnSybQsTWD pic.twitter.com/B16LT1qMTX
— NFL Football Operations (@NFLFootballOps) June 29, 2020
The NFL says that Commissioner Roger Goodell told reporters that the league’s focus is to “get ready for games at our stadiums and to engage our fans both in stadiums and through our media partners.”
Earlier this month, guidelines were issued by the NFL for when players and teams could return to team facilities on a complete basis.
The Pittsburgh Steelers will be holding their 2020 training camp at Heinz Field.
NFL teams were previously told they must hold their training camps at team facilities.
For the Steelers, that meant that holding training camp locally in Pittsburgh and not at St. Vincent College in Latrobe.