Cleveland Browns 2013 Training Camp Primer: Who to Follow, Schedule, and Nuggets

Today marks the official opening of training camp to the public for the Cleveland Browns, and the best way you can follow all of the camp coverage (without actually going) is to set your home page to Dawgs By Nature, where we will have daily recaps of every training camp session, highlights from Rob Chudzinski's news conferences, and more.

I also recommend that you follow us on Twitter @DawgsByNature. Listed below, you can findeveryone we recommend following on Twitter throughout training camp, as well as a compilation of our training camp previews.

Who to Follow on Twitter for Browns Coverage

Dawgs By Nature: @DawgsByNature

Mary Kay Cabot (Plain Dealer): @MaryKayCabot
Tom Reed (Plain Dealer): @treed1919
Nate Ulrich (Akron Beacon Journal): @NateUlrichABJ
Tony Grossi (ESPN Cleveland): @TonyGrossi
Will Burge (ESPN Cleveland): @WillBurge
Daryl Ruiter (92.3 The Fan): @RuiterWrongFAN
Steve Doerschuk (Canton Rep): @sdoerschukREP
Fred Greetham (The OBR): @FredGreethamOBR
Marty Gitlin (CBS Sports): @CBSBrowns
Scott Petrak (Chronicle-Telegram): @ScottPetrak
Jeff Schudel (News Herald) @jsbrownsinsider
Jamir Hamilton (Official Site): @JamirHowerton

If you have other suggestions on who to follow, please let us know in the comments section!

Dawgs By Nature - Training Camp Previews

Over the past few weeks, we previewed most of the 90 players on the Browns who will be participating in training camp (see our first 53-man roster projection). We could not include every player, since three roster changes were just made in the past couple of days. If you missed any of the previews, you can reference them below:

Cleveland Browns Training Camp Previews - Offense

QB Preview, Part 1 - Weeden, Campbell, Hoyer

RB Preview, Part 1 - Richardson, Hardesty, Jackson
RB Preview, Part 2 - Ogbonnaya, Lewis, Maysonet
FB Preview, Part 1 - Marecic, Smelley

WR Preview, Part 1 - Little, Gordon, Bess, Benjamin
WR Preview, Part 2 - Nelson, Norwood, Cooper, Gurley
WR Preview, Part 3 - Robertson, Croom, Edwards
TE Preview, Part 1 - Cameron, Davis, Barnidge
TE Preview, Part 2 - Gronkowski, Tannahill

OL Preview, Part 1 - Thomas, Mack, Schwartz
OL Preview, Part 2 - Greco, Lauvao, Pinkston
OL Preview, Part 3 - Cousins, Butler, Miller
OL Preview, Part 4 - Gilkey, Shaw, Faulk
OL Preview, Part 5 - Cave, Adams, Hauptmann, Wallace

Cleveland Browns Training Camp Previews - Defense

DL Preview, Part 1 - Bryant, Taylor, Rubin
DL Preview, Part 2 - Winn, Hughes, Kitchen, Bryant
DL Preview, Part 3 - Sanford, Jean-Baptiste, Davis
DL Preview, Part 4 - D. Kruger

LB Preview, Part 1 - Kruger, Jackson, Robertson, Sheard
LB Preview, Part 2 - Mingo, Groves
LB Preview, Part 3 - Fort, Carder, Johnson
LB Preview, Part 4 - Moten, Adams, Smith, Staples

CB Preview, Part 1 - Haden, Skrine, Owens, McFadden
CB Preview, Part 2 - Wade, Richardson, Kearney
CB Preview, Part 3 - Aubrey, Auguste, Kanneh
S Preview, Part 1 - Ward, Gipson, Bademosi
S Preview, Part 2 - Slaughter, Walker

ST Preview, Kicker - Graham, Bogotay
ST Preview, Punter - Lanning, Conley
ST Preview, Returns - Yount and various

Cleveland Browns 2013 Training Camp Practice Schedule

Date Time Location/Event
Thu, July 25 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Training Camp in Berea
Fri, July 26 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Training Camp in Berea 
Sat, July 27 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Training Camp in Berea
Sun, July 28 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Training Camp in Berea
Mon, July 29 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Training Camp in Berea
Tue, July 30   NO PRACTICE
Wed, July 31 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Training Camp in Berea
Thu, August 1 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Training Camp in Berea 
Fri, August 2 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Training Camp in Berea
Sat, August 3 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Family Fun Night (FirstEnergry Stadium)
Sun, August 4   NO PRACTICE
Mon, August 5 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Training Camp in Berea
Tue, August 6 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Training Camp in Berea
Wed, August 7   CLOSED TO PUBLIC
Thu, August 8 8:00 p.m. Browns vs. Rams(Preseason Game)
Fri, August 9   NO PRACTICE
Sat, August 10 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Training Camp in Berea
Sun, August 11 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Training Camp in Berea
Mon, August 12 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Training Camp in Berea
Tue, August 13 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Training Camp in Berea

Other Training Camp Nuggets

  • Veterans get paid $1,700 per week.
  • Rookies get paid $925 per week.
  • On July 24, players reported to camp for physicals, testing, and meetings.
  • For the first two days of camp, July 25-26, players will not wear pads contact will not be permitted.
  • From July 27 onward, 1 padded practice per day is permitted, provided that players have an off day at least once every 7 days.
  • The Browns will be doing closed walk-through sessions in the morning, with the afternoon practices being open to the public.
  • According to the Browns' public relations department, a two-story corporate hospitality area has been added to the grounds this year (see picture of the grandstand here), but it will not be utilized for fans. There will also be more bleacher areas this year, but capacity is still the same.
  • The HGH Population Study blood sample will be done some time during training camp (for players, of course, not fans).

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