The Pittsburgh Steelers will return to Latrobe for the start of training camp on July 25th for their 54th consecutive year at Saint Vincent College the team officially announced on Wednesday, with players expected to report by 4 p.m. ET. But without Antonio Brown on the roster, arrivals via helicopter are expected to be limited this year.
The first practice open to the public will be held on Friday, July 26 and the first practice in pads is due to take place on Sunday, July 28, as per Steelers.com. Fans will be able to attend as many as 15 practices this offseason, with 13 set to be held at Saint Vincent College, one at Latrobe Memorial Stadium and another at Heinz Field.
Training camp with run until Friday, August 16, but the last practice open to the public will be held on Thursday, August 15. The ever popular “Friday Night Lights” session will be held on Friday, August 2 at 7 p.m. ET and the Steelers annual “Family Fest” event will take place on Sunday, August 4.
Here is the complete schedule for 2019:
With the possible exception of Mike Hilton who is still not officially under contract having yet to sign his exclusive right free agent tender, all names on the roster are expected to attend. And with no one currently carrying any notable injuries unlike last year, the Steelers should expect all players to be able to participate once training camp begins.
The Steelers first preseason game of 2019 will take place on Friday, August 9 at Heinz Field against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, with their final matchup coming against the Carolina Panthers on August 29.