Falcons report for training camp on July 26

Falcons center Alex Mack and Matt Ryan sprint onto the field for team practice at training camp on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, in Flowery Branch.
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Falcons center Alex Mack and Matt Ryan sprint onto the field for team practice at training camp on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, in Flowery Branch.

Credit: Curtis Compton

Credit: Curtis Compton

The defending NFC champion Atlanta Falcons will report for training camp on July 26, the team announced on Wednesday.

Training camp will be held at the team’s facilities in Flowery Branch for the 13th consecutive season.

Selected practices will be open to the public, but there is not a “Friday Night Lights” event listed. The team has gone into the community for a scrimmage at local high school since first holding the event during the Jim Mora regime at Grady High.

The first one, which was called Midtown Touchdown, was held on August 6, 2006.

The event would move to various high schools including Grady High, Parkview, North Gwinnett, Brookwood, Gainesville and Flowery Branch High.

The team cited the logistics of opening the new stadium as a reason for not holding the event this summer.

“We are moving hundreds of associates and two franchises into a new home this summer and that’s where our organizational focus is right now,” the team said in a statement released to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “We’ll continue to support high school football in our new stadium and in the community in the years to come.”

The team will hold Military Appreciation Day on Sunday, August 6.

Here’s the schedule:

Wednesday, July 26th — Team Reports for Camp

Thursday, July 27th — Practice: 9:30 a.m. – Gates open to public at 8:30 a.m.

Friday, July 28th — Practice 9:30 a.m. – Gates open to public at 8:30 a.m.

Saturday, July 29th — Practice 9:30 a.m. - Gates open to public at 8:30 a.m.

Sunday, July 30th — Practice 9:30 a.m. - Gates open to public at 8:30 a.m.

Monday, July 31st — Players Off

Tuesday, August 1st — Practice 9:30 a.m. - Gates open to public at 8:30 a.m.

Wednesday, August 2nd — Practice 9:30 a.m. - Gates open to public at 8:30 a.m.

Thursday, August 3rd —Practice 9:30 a.m. - Gates open to public at 8:30 a.m.

Friday, August 4th — Practice 5:05 p.m. – Gates open to the public at 4:05 p.m.

Saturday, August 5th —Players Off

Sunday, August 6th — Practice 9:45 a.m. – Gates open to the public at 8:15 a.m.

Monday, August 7th — Practice 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday, August 8th — Practice 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday, August 9th — Walkthrough

Thursday, August 10th — at Miami Dolphins – 7:00 p.m.

Friday, August 11th — Walkthrough

Saturday, August 12th — Players Off

Sunday, August 13th — Practice 9:30 a.m.

Monday, August 14th —Practice 9:30 a.m.

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