The 2018 NFL regular season is just under two months away and is scheduled to kick off on Thursday, September 6th with a matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles.
The Arizona Cardinals are looking to improve upon an 8-8 record from the 2017 season when they report to training camp on July 27 at the University of Phoenix Stadium. The first open practice is slated for July 28 from 1:30-4 p.m. Fans that plan on attending any of the open practices are encouraged to heed the following information.
Parking and admission are both free. Fans are advised to use the Green and Grey carparks on the East side of the stadium that will open one hour prior to the scheduled start of every practice. Although the Orange lot will offer additional parking spaces; it will only be available for fans to park for practices on July 28, July 29 and August 4.
Fans are encouraged to enter the stadium through Bud Light Gate 3 on the East side of the stadium for each open practice. Attendees can also enter through the Arizona Cardinals Team Shop at the North end near University of Phoenix Gate 2. Gates will be open 30 minutes prior to practice start times.
There will be no assigned seating at the stadium. Organizers are providing young fans with a variety of different activities this year including an inflatable obstacle course, quarterback toss and combine-like football drills.
Fans may also have the chance to meet some of their favorite players. Select Cardinals players are expected to sign autographs along the lower field walls for a limited time prior to leaving the field.
The Cardinals are scheduled to open the preseason with a home game against the Chargers on Aug. 11. Their first regular season game will be at home against the Washington Redskins on September 9.
Visit the Cardinals Training Camp for more information.