The Walk-Through: Links for Tuesday

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The Walk-Through: Links for Tuesday

By Phil Perry
CSNNE.com

A quick spin around the NFL on this Tuesday afternoon . . .

It might have been an awkward holiday weekend for the Ryan family. Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan off-handedly confirmed his brother Rex's affinity for feet, which is funny, but that kind of comment might help sink Rob's chances at a head job someday. Gotta know when to keep your mouth shut.
Cameron Wake is only now learning to deal with his new fame in Miami. The Dolphins best defensive player isn't as well-known here in New England, but he might be after Monday night if he can give the Patriots fits in their season-opener.
Scott Pioli calls another former Patriot into Kansas City. Steve Maneri, now a Chief, is the latest Patriots castaway to find a new home. According to the Chicago Tribune, it's possible that Brandon Meriweather's ever-growing posse helped get him cut in New England. Colts president Bill Polian says Peyton Manning will be back "at some point," which probably isn't helping the widespread agita being experienced throughout Indy. The Patriots play the Colts on Dec. 4.

Patriots release camp dates; open practices begin July 27

Patriots release camp dates; open practices begin July 27

Football is coming.

The Patriots announced on Thursday that veterans will report to training camp on Wednesday, July 26 and that the first public practice will take place the following day.

Each of the team's first four practices -- from July 27-30 -- are scheduled to take place on the practice fields behind Gillette Stadium "in the nine o'clock hour," according to the Patriots. Updates to the training camp schedule, including more specific start times for practices, can be found at patriots.com/trainingcamp.

The Patriots Hall of Fame will hold its induction ceremony for former corner Raymond Clayborn on Saturday, July 29 around midday following that morning's training camp practice. Held on the plaza outside the Hall at Patriot Place, the ceremony will be free and open to the public.

The Patriots will host the Jaguars for two days of joint practices open to the public on Monday, Aug. 7 and Tuesday, Aug. 8. The preseason opener for both clubs will take place at Gillette Stadium on Aug. 10.