dangolka (CBS) — Coaching camp is normally a time for followers to get an up-close have a look at their favourite gamers on their favourite workforce. They normally line up outdoors the sector hours earlier than the beginning of camp, racing for the very best seats in the home as soon as the gates lastly open.
After all, that won’t be taking place in Foxboro — or wherever across the nation — this season. COVID-19 has pressured the NFL to make some drastic modifications to the coaching camp course of, and in flip, has primarily taken the entry to camp — whether or not it’s by followers or by the media — right down to zero.
Which means everybody can be counting on gamers to share the coaching camp expertise over their social media accounts, and with regards to the Patriots new quarterback, he occurs to be a person keen to share fairly a bit to his plenty of followers.
On Friday, Cam Newton shared an image of himself arriving at Gillette Stadium for Patriots coaching camp.
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— Cameron 1 Newton (@CameronNewton) July 31, 2020
Let the work start in Foxboro.
Patriots gamers initially reported on Monday and Tuesday for COVID-19 testing, and people who examined adverse are reporting again Friday for the beginning of camp. However camp can be very, very completely different this yr.
Along with not having hoards of adoring followers watching their each transfer, gamers received’t participate in any actual soccer (ie: hitting one another) till mid-August. Physicals and gear distribution comes first from Aug. 1-2, with an acclimation interval from Aug. 3-11. After a gradual ramp-up interval from Aug. 12-16, gamers will lastly interact in touch drills beginning Aug. 17.
However as Newton confirmed the world on Friday, the 2020 season is underway in Foxboro.