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I can never remember when things are going on - when's the combine? when's the draft? when can we sign FA?

I'm sure other have that same thing issue.

So I found this:

https://bearswire.usatoday.com/lists/ch ... 2-to-know/

Lists all the upcoming dates for the off-season.
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Courtesty of NFL dot com as well. Can we pin and lock mods?

March
Mar. 1-7
NFL Scouting Combine, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Mar. 8
Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, deadline for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.

Mar. 14-16
During the period beginning at 12:00 noon, New York time, on March 14 and ending at 3:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 16, 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 2021 player contracts at 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 16.
During the above two-day negotiating period, a prospective UFA who is not represented by an NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor is permitted to communicate directly with a new club’s front office officials (excluding the head coach and other members of the club’s coaching staff) regarding contract negotiations.
No prospective unrestricted free agent is permitted to execute a contract with a new club until 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 16.

Mar. 16
The 2022 League Year and Free Agency period begin at 4:00 p.m., New York time.
The first day of the 2022 League Year will end at 11:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 16. 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 16.

Mar. 16
Trading period for 2022 begins at 4:00 p.m., New York time, after expiration of all 2021 contracts.

Mar. 27-30
Annual League Meeting, The Breakers, Palm Beach, Florida.

April
April 4
Clubs that hired a new head coach after the end of the 2021 regular season 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, Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Thank you :thumbsup:
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Today is the first day that teams can put the franchise tag on players. The Bears will not be exercising it on anyone. Will GB tag Adams? They're already tight up against the cap and probably can't afford to do this.
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What's the tag costs for Adams? 20 mil? 22?
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Not sure how accurate this is in the new league year. It also depends if the tag offer is exclusive or non-exclusive. The number for WRs is $19.1M.
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Wish the mods would pin this until May 1.
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Mikefive wrote: Sun Mar 13, 2022 5:29 pm Wish the mods would pin this until May 1.
Ok
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Here's some more Bears-specific dates:

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