The San Francisco 49ers open up their 2012 training camp at their team headquarters in Santa Clara on Saturday, July 21. Their first preseason game will take place on Friday, August 10 at 6:00 p.m. PT against the Minnesota Vikings. By Sunday, September 2, the 49ers must cut down their roster to their final 53-player squad. Here's a detailed list of the events, games, and deadlines taking place during training camp and the preseason.
2012 San Francisco 49ers Training Camp and Preseason Schedule
Note: All times Pacific Time (PT).
Saturday, July 21: 49ers rookies and selected veterans report for training camp in Santa Clara.
Monday, July 23: First practice for 49ers rookies and selected veterans in Santa Clara.
Thursday, July 26: Veterans report for 49ers training camp in Santa Clara.
Friday, July 27: First 49ers full-squad practice in Santa Clara.
Tuesday, August 7: Deadline for players under contract to report to training camp to earn an accrued season.
Friday, August 10: 49ers host their first exhibition game against the Minnesota Vikings, 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 12: 49ers Fan Fest at Candlestick Park from 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 18: 49ers on the road for their second exhibition game against the Houston Texans, 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 26: 49ers on the road for their third exhibition game against the Denver Broncos, 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 28: 49ers must cut roster down from 90 to maximum of 80 players.
Thursday, August 30: 49ers host their fourth exhibition game against the San Diego Chargers, 7:05 p.m.
Sunday, September 2: 49ers must cut down roster to 53 players.
Monday, September 3: 49ers may establish eight-player practice squads.
49ers: 2012-13 calendar, CSN Bay Area
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