NFL timeline of important dates.

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NFL timeline of important dates.

Post by Raptorman » Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:21 pm

Stole this from another site.

2016 Dates that relate to 2016 Season

January 18 – Deadline for college players that are underclassmen to apply for special eligibility. A list of players who are accepted into the NFL Draft will be transmitted to clubs on January 22.

January 23 – East-West Shrine Game, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida.

January 30 – Senior Bowl, Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama.

January 31 – An assistant coach, whose team is participating in the Super Bowl, who has previously interviewed for another club’s head coaching job may have a second interview with such club no later than the Sunday preceding the Super Bowl.

February 16 – First day for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.

February 23-29 – Combine Timing and Testing, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana.

March 7 – Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, deadline for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.

March 6-9 – Beginning at 12 noon, New York time, clubs are permitted to contact, and enter into contract negotiations with the certified agents of players who will become Unrestricted Free Agents upon the expiration of their 2015 player contracts at 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 9. However, a contract cannot be executed with a new club until 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 9.

March 9 – The 2016 League Year and Free Agency period begin at 4:00 p.m., New York time.

March 9 – The first day of the 2016 League Year will end at 11:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 9. Clubs will receive a personnel notice that will include all transactions submitted to the League office during the period between 4:00 p.m., New York time, and 11:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 9.

March 9 – Trading period for 2016 begins at 4:00 p.m., New York time, after expiration of all 2015 contracts.

March 20-23 – Annual League Meeting, Boca Raton, Florida.

April 4 – Clubs that hired a new head coach after the end of the 2015 regular season may begin offseason workout programs.

April 18 – Clubs with returning head coaches may begin offseason workout programs.

April 22 – Deadline for Restricted Free Agents to sign Offer Sheets.

April 27 – Deadline for prior club to exercise Right of First Refusal to Restricted Free Agents.

April 28-30 – NFL Draft, Chicago, IL.

May 23-25 – Spring League Meeting, Charlotte, NC.
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Re: NFL timeline of important dates.

Post by S197 » Mon Feb 01, 2016 7:26 pm

When does the schedule get released?
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Re: NFL timeline of important dates.

Post by Raptorman » Mon Feb 01, 2016 10:03 pm

S197 wrote:When does the schedule get released?
Should be about the 3rd week in April.
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