Players can report to team facilities for physicals, meetings and to receive playbooks.

Teams can start signing 2011 draft picks and rookie free agents. They also can begin making trades.

Conversations between clubs and veteran free agents can start, but no signings until Friday.


Training camps open for 10 of the 32 teams: Arizona, Baltimore, Dallas, Denver, Jacksonville, New England, Oakland, Philadelphia, San Diego and Seattle.


Camps open for Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Kansas City, Miami, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Tampa Bay and Washington.

Teams can waive or cut players.


Camps open for Buffalo, Carolina, Chicago, Cleveland, Green Bay, Indianapolis, Minnesota, New York Giants, St. Louis and Tennessee.

Teams can begin signing free agents and renegotiated contracts.

Signed rookies may participate in camp and have health protection if injured.


Camps open for New York Jets and Houston.

AUG. 4

All clubs must be under the salary cap.

The league year begins if the CBA has been ratified.

AUG. 11

First preseason games, including Jaguars at Patriots.