Tip Sheet: No place like home
Citing practicality and bottom lines, more teams staying home (or close to it) for camp
When the Kansas City Chiefs moved from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls to Missouri Western State University (St. Joseph's, Mo.) this summer, the unraveling of the so-called "Cheese League" was complete.
As recently as 20 seasons ago, five league teams held their training camps in Wisconsin. But when the NFL opens summer workouts over the next 10 days -- with all 32 franchises set to be bivouacked by Aug. 1 -- only the Green Bay Packers will practice within the state's borders.
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