NFL Training Camps 2016: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 9

August 9, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After the NFL's false start Sunday in Canton, Ohio, every team is preparing for its first exhibition contest, with 12 franchises slated to play Thursday, 10 teams on Friday, eight squads on Saturday and one Sunday evening game. 
As such, this week became the first with actual preparation instead of generic training-camp regiments.
Organizations are pulling individuals off PUP lists. Those who have been practicing continue to ready themselves for the opportunity to play against a live opponent. For some, it's just another day in paradise. 
The ability to line up against someone other than a teammate sure beats practices in the sweltering heat. But players actually need to make it to the game. Some won't due to injuries. Others will step up and play at another level. There are even those who won't receive much playing time due to veteran status or being buried on the depth chart. 
This is how the preseason works. 
Until teams actually step ont...

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