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JAGUARS 1999 TRAINING CAMP

The Jacksonville Jaguars' 1999 training camp will begin on

Thursday, July 29 when all 87 players on the team's roster are

expected to report. The first practice session will take place on

Friday, July 30 at 8:40 a.m. on the Ferrell Fields adjacent to

ALLTEL Stadium. Training camp will be open to the public for

viewing practice sessions from July 30 through Monday, August 23.

There is no admission charge for training camp, and parking will be

available in the parking lots on the East side of the stadium.

Following is more specific information regarding the 1999 training

camp:

PRACTICE SCHEDULE: The schedule throughout training camp

is subject to change, but currently is as follows:

Thursday, July 29 Players report

Friday, July 30 - Practice at 8:40 and 3:20

Saturday, July 31- Practice at 8:40 and 3:20

Sunday, August 1- No practice

Monday, August 2- Practice at 8:40 and 3:20

Tuesday, August 3- Practice at 8:40 and 3:20

Wednesday, August 4- Practice at 8:40

Thursday, August 5- Practice at 8:40 and 3:20

Friday, August 6- Practice at 8:40

Saturday, August 7- Combined practice sessions with Atlanta

Falcons at Greenville, S.C.

Sunday, August 8- No practice

Monday, August 9- Practice at 3:20

Tuesday, August 10- Practice at 8:40 and 3:20

Wednesday, August 11- Practice at 8:40 and 3:20

Thursday, August 12- Closed walk-through

Friday, August 13- Jaguars vs. Carolina Panthers, ALLTEL

Stadium, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 14- No practice

Sunday, August 15- Practice at 3:20

Monday, August 16- Practice at 8:40 and 3:20

Tuesday, August 17- Practice at 8:40 and 3:20

Wednesday, August 18- Practice at 3:20

Thursday, August 19- Practice at 8:40 and 3:20

Friday, August 20- Travel to New York

Saturday, August 21- Jaguars at New York Giants at Giants

Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 22- No practice

Monday, August 23- Practice at 8:40 and 3:20 (last day training

camp is open to public)

COMBINED PRACTICE WITH ATLANTA FALCONS: The

Jaguars will practice with the Atlanta Falcons twice on Saturday,

August 7 at the Falcons camp at Furman University in Greenville,

S.C..

ROSTER CUTDOWN DATES: The first mandatory roster

reduction will be on Sunday, August 29, when all NFL teams must

reduce their roster to 60 players. The final roster cuts will be on

Sunday, September 5, when each team must reduce to 53 active

players. Until the mandatory roster cuts, the NFL roster limit for

each team is 80 players under contract. Roster exemptions are

granted for players who participated in the 1999 NFL Europe

League season. In the Jaguars' case, a total of seven roster

exemptions were granted for linebacker Reggie Lowe and tight end

Cam Quayle. The NFL Europe roster exemptions expire on the

August 29 cut to 60.

FANS TRAINING CAMP HOTLINE: Beginning Saturday, July

24, fans may call the Jaguars Fans Training Camp Hotline for a

recorded message which gives the daily practice schedule. The

phone number is (904) 633-6525. The message will be updated daily

  • and as any changes are made to the practice schedule - beginning

July 30 through the end of training camp on August 23.

FAN GUIDELINES: As stated earlier, training camp practice

sessions will be open for viewing by the public from Friday, July 30

through the afternoon practice on Monday, August 23. Bleacher

seating which will accomodate approximately 1,800 people will be

provided along the North side of the practice fields. Restroom

facilities and concession stands will also be provided in the area of

the South end of the stadium. Concession stands will include food

and beverages as well as merchandise, including

training-camp-specific T-shirts and caps. The Jaguars' 1999 Media

Guide will also be available for $10, as well as subscriptions for

Jaguars Inside Report, the team's official newspaper.

Fans may park in the stadium lots on the East side of the stadium

(Lots C, D, E, F). For fans attending practice sessions,

videocameras are prohibited, along with horns, whistles and other

noisemakers. Still cameras are allowed.

Fans wishing to get autographs are asked to do so after each

practice session, outside the practice field fence as the players

return to the lockerroom, although players do have mandatory

weightlifting sessions after practice. Because of the full schedule

during training camp, it is not possible to schedule autograph or

photo sessions. Groups wishing to visit training camp do not need to

make special arrangements; they may watch practice from the

bleachers.

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