NFL announces 2012 training camp dates, locations

It's July 9, which means that we're a long way from the beginning of the 2012 NFL season. But in the sea of despair, there's a beautiful life saver thrown by the league on this date: The 2012 NFL training camp schedule.

And guess what? They begin immediately. Buffalo rookies are required to report July 9, with Carolina and Washington rooks reporting a week later. Below's the full information about where and when your favorite NFL team will be prepping for the season.

2012 AFC Training Camp Dates/Locations
NFL Team
Training Camp Site
Training Camp Location
Rookies Report
Veterans Report
Baltimore Baltimore Ravens
Under Armour Perform. Center
Owings Mill, Maryland
7/22
7/25
Buffalo Buffalo Bills
St. John Fisher College
Pittsford, New York
7/9
7/25
Cincinnati Cincinnati Bengals
Paul Brown Stadium
Cincinnati, Ohio
7/26
7/26
Cleveland Cleveland Browns
Browns Training Facility
Berea, Ohio
7/24
7/26
Denver Denver Broncos
Paul D. Bowlen Centre
Englewood, Colorado
7/25
7/25
Houston Houston Texans
Methodist Training Center
Houston, Texas
7/22
7/27
Indianapolis Indianapolis Colts
Anderson University
Anderson, Indiana
7/25
7/28
Jacksonville Jacksonville Jaguars
Blue Health & Wellness Fields
Jacksonville, Florida
7/26
7/26
Kansas City Kansas City Chiefs
Missouri Western State U
St. Joseph, Missouri
7/26
7/26
Miami Miami Dolphins
Dolphins Training Facility
Davie, Florida
7/26
7/26
New England New England Patriots
Gillette Stadium
Foxboro, Massachusetts
7/19
7/25
New York New York Jets
SUNY Cortland
Cortland, New York
7/23
7/26
Oakland Oakland Raiders
Napa Valley Marriott
Napa, California
7/29
7/29
Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Steelers
Saint Vincent College
Latrobe, Pennsylvania
7/25
7/25
San Diego Los Angeles Chargers
Chargers Park
San Diego, California
7/22
7/25
Tennessee Tennessee Titans
Baptist Sports Park
Nashville, Tennessee
7/24
7/27
2012 NFC Training Camp Dates/Locations
NFL Team
Training Camp Site
Training Camp Location
Rookies Report
Veterans Report
Arizona Arizona Cardinals
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, Arizona
7/23
7/23
Atlanta Atlanta Falcons
Falcons Training Facility
Flowery Branch, Georgia
7/25
7/25
Carolina Carolina Panthers
Wofford College
Spartanburg, South Carolina
7/16
7/27
Chicago Chicago Bears
Olivet Nazarene University
Bourbonnais, Illinois
7/25
7/25
Dallas Dallas Cowboys
City of Oxnard Fields
Oxnard, California
7/25
7/29
Detroit Detroit Lions
Lions Training Facility
Allen Park, Michigan
7/23
7/26
Green Bay Green Bay Packers
St. Norbert College
Green Bay, Wisconsin
7/25
7/25
Minnesota Minnesota Vikings
Minn. State U, Mankato
Mankato, Minnesota
7/26
7/26
New Orleans New Orleans Saints
Saints Training Facility
Metairie, Louisiana
7/24
7/24
New York New York Giants
University at Albany
Albany, New York
7/26
7/26
Philadelphia Philadelphia Eagles
Lehigh University
Bethleham, Pennsylvania
7/22
7/25
St. Louis Los Angeles Rams
ContinuityX Training Center
Earth City, Missouri
7/24
7/28
San Francisco San Francisco 49ers
Marie P. DeBartolo Center
Santa Clara, California
7/21
7/26
Seattle Seattle Seahawks
Virginia Mason Center
Renton, Washington
7/27
7/27
Tampa Bay Tampa Bay Buccaneers
One Buccaneer Place
Tampa, Florida
7/18
7/26
Washington Washington Redskins
Redskins Park
Ashburn, Virginia
7/16
7/25
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Will Brinson joined CBS Sports in 2010 and enters his seventh season covering the NFL for CBS. He previously wrote for FanHouse along with myriad other Internet sites. A North Carolina native who lives... Full Bio

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