RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Washington Football Team will return to Richmond, Virginia, for the start of training camp this summer.
The club and city on Friday announced a limited engagement from July 27-31. Those are the first days most NFL teams are allowed to conduct training camp practices.
“Going away for training camp has always been something I find valuable and believe is a positive experience for building team camaraderie,” Washington coach Ron Rivera said. “We are eager to get to Richmond to start training camp."
Washington held camp in Richmond from 2013-19. An agreement with Richmond was set to expire after the 2020 training camp, which was conduced at the team’s practice facility because of the pandemic.
If Washington does reach a new stadium deal in Virginia, it could mean camp in Richmond for several more years until the full-service facility is ready around 2027.
Fans are expected to be able to attend camp in Richmond as in previous years. The team said free passes would be made available.
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