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Floyd Reese offers some helpful tips for fans planning to attend training camp.

Originally Published: July 23, 2007
By Floyd Reese | ESPN.com

More minicamps, injured reserve rules and the salary cap have changed the nature of training camp. Instead of teams going to training camp for six to eight weeks with the intention of polishing football skills and conditioning players, most athletes now arrive at camp in good shape. Training camp is now used more to refine timing, technique and teamwork. Instead of two months, training camps today now run from about the third week in July until mid-August.

The grueling, fully padded practices ...

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