The Patriots will hold their first practice of training camp Thursday morning at Gillette Stadium.
Practice, which will be open to the public, will begin at 9:45 a.m. and last until 11:45 a.m.
Prior to practice, Bill Belichick will address the media again at 9:15 a.m.
If you plan on attending Patriots training camp, we have a fan's guide to training camp available, which answers a lot of frequently asked questions.
After practice, Tom Brady, Vince Wilfork, and Jerod Mayo will address the media.
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - Bill Belichick addresses the media
9:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - Practice behind Gillette Stadium
11:45 a.m. - Tom Brady, Vince Wilfork, Jerod Mayo address media
WHAT TO EXPECT
For the first practice, the Patriots will not be in pads. The team will go through drills and team exercises as well as run through plays. Fans will likely get the opportunity to get autographs after the practice is over.
Don't expect to see a number of players in camp, including Patriots wide receiver Aaron Dobson and rookie defensive tackle Dominique Easley, both of whom are sidelined with injuries. All of the following players are on the mend.
- CB Alfonzo Dennard (shoulder)
- WR Aaron Dobson (foot)
- WR Jeremy Gallon (unknown)
- DT Tommy Kelly (knee)
- WR Matthew Slater (unknown)
Non-football injury list
- DL Dominique Easley (knee)
- RB Roy Finch (unknown)
- OL Chris Martin (unknown)
- LB Deontae Skinner (unknown)
WHAT YOU MISSED
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