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NFL camps still set as league cancels Hall of Fame Game

The NFL has canceled the August 6th Hall of Fame game between the Cowboys and Steelers in Canton, Ohio.
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The Tom Benson Hall of Fame stadium is shown during the induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Canton, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

NEW YORK — The NFL still plans to hold training camps on time beginning in late July, though contingency plans are in place.

Hours after the league canceled the Hall of Fame game that kicks off the preseason, the 32 team owners on Thursday were updated on a variety of issues, many dealing with working through the coronavirus pandemic.

Most notably, according to NFL general counsel Jeff Pash, the owners were told about plans to fully reopen team facilities for training camp next month.

Team facilities were closed in late March due to the pandemic and have been reopened to limited personnel.

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