Upcoming NFL/Bears calendar

Tuesday, July 26:

Training facilities open and players may report for physicals and conditioning and strength training

Trades can be made

Rosters are expanded to 90

Teams can sign their own drafted rookies and rookie free agents

Teams can negotiate with free agents

Thursday, July 28

Teams can waive players

Friday, July 29

Bears players report to training camp

Teams can sign all eligible players

Saturday, July 30

First Bears training camp open to public, 3 p.m.

Sunday, July 31

Bears practice open to the public, 12 noon

Monday, Aug. 1

First padded practice, TBA

Thursday, Aug. 4

All teams must be under the salary cap

Friday, Aug. 5

Family Fest at Soldier Field, TBA

Teams can sign all eligible players

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