Patriots Daily Training Camp Briefing: Friday, July 26

Good morning Patriots fans and welcome to the 2013 NFL season! The Patriots’ training camp officially begins today with the first practice of the season at 9 a.m. at Gillette Stadium. The practice is supposed to be open to the public, but driving rainstorms may send the practice inside the bubble, which means the practice will be closed.

During training camp, you can expect two regular features here on the Extra Points blog: A daily training camp briefing that will be posted first thing in the morning and will both preview the day ahead and recap the previous day; then after practice I will post my daily practice report, summing up everything that happened on the field.

With that, let’s get right to it on Day 1!

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TODAY’S GLOBE COVERAGE

Shalise Manza Young: Tom Brady wants Patriots to move on from Hernandez case

Chris Gasper: Tom Brady should have said more about Hernandez

Ben Volin: Everything you need to know about Tim Tebow

Michael Vega: Vince Wilfork: Hard to start training camp like this

Craig Forde: Devin McCourty: It’s up to the Patriots to stop the distractions

Brian Ballou: Hernandez appears to be holding gun in surveillance images

WHAT’S ON TAP

Today

Foxborough Weather: High of 72, chance of rain 70 percent

8:40 a.m.: Bill Belichick press conference

9-11:30 a.m.: Practice (no pads)

11:30 a.m.: Team-selected players available to the media

Saturday

8:40 a.m.: Bill Belichick press conference

9-11:30 a.m.: Practice (no pads)

11:30 a.m.: Team-selected players available to the media

Down the Road…

Sunday: Practice 9 a.m.

Monday: Tedy Bruschi and Gil Santos Patriots Hall of Fame induction ceremony, 5 p.m.; annual in-stadium practice for season ticket holders, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Practice, 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Off day

KEY INJURIES/ROSTER MOVES

Not cleared to practice yet:

TE Rob Gronkowski (Physically Unable to Perform)

WR Julian Edelman (Physically Unable to Perform)

WR Mark Harrison (Physically Unable to Perform)

G Nick McDonald (Physically Unable to Perform)

DE Armond Armstead (Non-Football Illness)

Roster move:

Patriots sign OL Tyrone Green, waive OL Matt Stankiewitch

AROUND THE NFL

49ers CB Tarrell Brown fires agent after forfeiting $2 million in salary

Cardinals rookie WR Ryan Swope retires because of concussion issues (and Darnell Dockett buys a pet tiger)

Falcons sign QB Matt Ryan to five-year, $103.75 million deal

Jets CB Dee Milliner is one of four first-round picks still unsigned

Seahawks WR Percy Harvin may need hip surgery