Raiders officially announce training camp at new facility in Henderson

Tanya Simon
June 3, 2020

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell informed teams Tuesday, in a memo obtained by ESPN, that they must hold training camps at their main practice facilities because of the virus.

Most teams already have reopened their facilities on a limited basis for essential employees amid the coronavirus pandemic, but healthy players still are not allowed to return. It's possible the team decides to move into their new facility early, or they could simply stick with the original move-in date, holding camp at their facility in Alameda.

The Patriots' training camp has taken place in Foxborough since Gillette Stadium's inception in 2002, but the team held sessions at Bryant University in Rhode Island prior to that.

Late on Tuesday night, they made it official that it will be their new home where they will hold training camp.

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The board, which is made up of representatives of the 30 National Basketball Association ownership groups, is expected to approve commissioner Adam Silver's recommended plan.

The team's original plan was to hold training camp in Napa and head for their new facility in Henderson, Nevada, immediately after camp broke. The Raiders would like to thank and acknowledge the city of Napa and the Napa Valley Marriott, which has been our summer home for 24 years.

Carolina has spent all 25 previous training camps at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, about 90 minutes from Charlotte.

The statement leaves it open for the team to return to Napa next year and possibly beyond, which is smart, because it is widely considerably arguably the best training camp locale and setup in the league.

The Chiefs had agreed to terms on a three-year deal back in February, securing training camp in St. Joseph, Missouri. through 2022.

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