On July 30th, yours truly visited the Philadelphia Eagles training camp as a member of the media. I’ve been to camp numerous times before, but this was my first experience with media credentials.
Therefore, I decided to go to both the morning walk-through practice as well as the afternoon practice. Being that I was a “newbie”, my plan was to just sit back and observe not only the practices, but what the other members of the media did.
To be honest, I had no idea what to expect in attending camp in this manner.
Thankfully, what I found was that everyone I spoke to was nice, helpful and informative. This goes for several Philadelphia Eagles employees, other media members and the lone player I chatted with.
Here are some of my experiences along with some notes and observations of both practices…
Morning Walkthrough and Learning the Lay of the Land
On the practice fields, there are defined areas where the media is allowed. However, there is also one area that is smack-dab in the mid...