Here they are, minus several regional pre-draft combines that the NFL listed in its email but were omitted for the purposes of this blog post.
March 9-11 – Clubs are permitted to enter into contract negotiations with certified agents of players who will be Unrestricted Free Agents at the end of the current League Year.
March 12 – Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, clubs must exercise options for 2013 on all players who have option clauses in their 2012 contracts.
March 12 – Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, clubs must submit Qualifying Offers to their Restricted Free Agents with expiring contracts and to whom they desire to retain a Right of First Refusal/Compensation.
March 12 – Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, clubs must submit a minimum salary offer to retain exclusive negotiating rights to their players with expiring 2012 contracts and who have fewer than three seasons of free agency credit.
March 12 – All 2012 player contracts will expire at 4:00 p.m., New York time.
March 12 – Top-51 Begins. All clubs must be under the Salary Cap prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time.
March 12 – The 2013 League Year and Free Agency period begin at 4:00 p.m., New York time.
March 12 – Trading period begins at 4:00 p.m., New York time, for 2013 after expiration of all 2012 contracts.
April 25-27 – NFL Draft, New York City, New York.
May 20-22 – NFL Spring League Meeting, Hyatt-Harborside, Boston, Massachusetts.
September 5, 8-9 – NFL Kickoff 2013
Tags: 2013 NFL Draft, Free agency, Offseason
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