Important Offseason Dates

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Important Offseason Dates

Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:10 pm

Jan. 25: Senior Bowl

Jan. 26: NFL Pro Bowl

FEBRUARY

Feb. 2: Super Bowl LIV

Feb. 3: Waiver system begins for 2020

Feb. 11: CFL Free Agency - teams may begin to sign players whose 2020 CFL contracts have expired

Feb. 24-March 2: NFL Scouting Combine

Feb. 25: First day for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players

MARCH

March 10: Franchise/Transition tag deadline

March 16-18: Legal tampering period

March 18: League year and Free Agency opens

March 29-April 1: Annual League Meeting

APRIL

April 6: New head coaches may begin offseason workout programs.

April 17: Deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets

April 20: Returning head coaches may begin offseason workout programs

April 23-25: NFL Draft

April 27: XFL free agency - teams can request permission to negotiate with any player who was under contract to the XFL at the conclusion of the XFL season.

MAY

May 8-11: Rookie minicamp

May 14-17: NFLPA Rookie Premiere

May 19-20: Spring League Meeting

JUNE

June 15: Deadline for club to withdraw qualifying offer to Restricted Free Agents

JULY

July 15: Franchise Player extension deadline

Mid-July: Training Camp

July 22: Signing period ends for tendered players with outstanding tenders

AUGUST

August 6: Hall of Fame Game

August 8: Hall of Fame ceremony

August 11: Deadline for players under contract to report to their clubs to earn an accrued season for free agency

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 5: Final roster cuts

Sept. 6: Players can be signed to the Practice Squad

Sept. 10: Top 51 Rule expires for all NFL clubs.

Sept. 10, 13-14 - Regular Season Week 1
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Re: Important Offseason Dates

Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:04 pm

June 15: Deadline for club to withdraw qualifying offer to Restricted Free Agents


Is that the same date for 5th year options (Floyd)? If so, we could string him along until well after the draft and rookie mini camp then tell him to pound sand (if he does not agree to renegotiate).
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Re: Important Offseason Dates

Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:54 pm

Z Bear wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:04 pm
June 15: Deadline for club to withdraw qualifying offer to Restricted Free Agents


Is that the same date for 5th year options (Floyd)? If so, we could string him along until well after the draft and rookie mini camp then tell him to pound sand (if he does not agree to renegotiate).
I believe it becomes guaranteed on the first day of the league year, March 18. So it's at least after the tampering period so you have done chance to do a true either/or option.
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Re: Important Offseason Dates

Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:13 pm

Thank you for posting this year after year, wab. :-)
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Re: Important Offseason Dates

Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:04 am

Happy CFL Free Agency Day guys! :cheer:

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