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2014 NFL Important Dates

Already commenced. Waiver period began with a 24 hour claiming period after a waiver. Players with 4 or more accrued seasons are not subject to waiver  until after trade deadline

Feb. 17th to March 3rd. Franchise tag period. Teams have up to until 4:00 PM March 3rd to designate franchise players.

Feb. 19th to Feb. 25th. Scouting Combine takes place in Indianapolis.

March TBD. Peyton Manning undergoes a physical, likely before March 11th.

March 8th. Negotiation period begins for 2014 free agents. NFL Clubs are permitted to contact and enter into negotiations with the certified agents of players who will become Unrestricted Free Agents (UFA) upon expiration of their 2013 contracts.

March 11th. Free Agency begins at 4:00 PM (EST). Trading period begins. All teams must be under the 2014 salary cap. All teams must submit qualifying offers to their  free agents prior to that 4:00 PM deadline. This also marks the beginning of the league year.

March 23rd to March 26th. Annual owner meetings in Orlando. 2014 compensatory picks awarded. Broncos not expected to receive any.

April TBD . League schedule released for publication.

April 21st. Bronco off season workouts can begin, running through May.

May 2nd. Deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets.

May 8th to May 10th. 2014 Draft to be held in NYC.

May TBD. Rookie mini – camp.

May 19th to May 21st. NFL Spring League Meetings in Atlanta.

May-June. TBD. Organized  Team Activities (OTA).

June. TBD. Mandatory Mini-Camp.

July 15th. If Broncos Franchise Tag a player, this is the last day they can sign him to a long term deal, otherwise the player must finish the 2014 season on his one year deal.

July TBD. Usually starting in late July, Bronco Training Camp begins, running through August.

As further info comes out firming up the TBD dates, will inform you. Go Broncos in 2014!

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