NFL Scouting Combine, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Deadline for clubs to designate franchise and transition players.
Deadline for submission of qualifying offers by clubs to their restricted
free agents whose contracts have expired and to whom they desire to retain a
right of first refusal/compensation.
Deadline for clubs to submit offer of minimum salary to retain exclusive
negotiating rights to their players with fewer than three seasons of free agency
credit whose contracts have expired.
Veteran free agency signing period begins. Trading period begins.
NFL Annual (Owners) Meeting, Dana Point, California.
Signing period ends for restricted free agents.
Deadline for old club to exercise right of first refusal to restricted free
NFL Draft, New York City
NFL Spring Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Deadline for old clubs to send tender to unsigned unrestricted free agents to
receive exclusive negotiating rights for rest of season if player is not signed
by another club by July 22.
Deadline for old clubs to send tender to unsigned restricted free agents or to
extend qualifying offer to retain exclusive negotiating rights.
Deadline for old clubs to withdraw original qualifying offer to unsigned
restricted free agents and still retain exclusive negotiating rights by
substituting tender of 110 percent of previous year’s salary.
June 28-July 1
NFL Rookie Symposium, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
Training camps open.
Signing period ends at 4:00 PM ET for unrestricted free agents who received June
Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, Canton, Ohio.
First preseason weekend.
Roster cutdown to maximum of 75 players.
Roster cutdown to maximum of 53 players.
Kickoff 2009 Weekend.