Chart: Key NFL offseason dates

  • Updated: February 5, 2014 - 7:03 PM

KEY NFL OFFSEASON DATES

Feb. 19-25: NFL Scouting Combine, Indianapolis

March 3: Deadline for teams to designate franchise or transition players.

March 8: Teams can contact agents of players who will become free agents on March 11 and begin negotiating.

March 11: By 3 p.m., teams must exercise options on players who have option clauses; must submit qualifying offers to restricted free agents; must submit a minimum tender to retain exclusive rights free agents (players who have fewer than three accrued seasons of free agency credit); and must be under the salary cap. At 3 p.m., player contracts expire and free agency begins.

April 7: Because the Vikings have a new coach, they can begin offseason workout programs on this date, 14 days earlier than teams who do not have new coaches. (Teams with new coaches can also have an extra veterans’ minicamp.)

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

May 7: Deadline for teams to exercise right of first refusal to restricted free agents.

May 8-10: NFL draft.

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Kansas City - LP: B. Chen 1 FINAL
Cleveland - WP: C. Kluber 5
Cincinnati - WP: T. Cingrani 2 FINAL
Pittsburgh - LP: B. Cumpton 1
Chicago WSox - LP: J. Quintana 4 FINAL
Detroit - WP: M. Scherzer 7
St. Louis - LP: L. Lynn 1 FINAL
NY Mets - WP: B. Colon 4
Minnesota 9 Top 9th Inning
Tampa Bay 7
Arizona 3 Top 8th Inning
Chicago Cubs 1
San Diego - E. Stults 6:05 PM
Washington - J. Zimmermann
Baltimore - B. Norris 6:07 PM
Toronto - D. Hutchison
NY Yankees - C. Sabathia 6:10 PM
Boston - F. Doubront
Oakland - S. Kazmir 7:10 PM
Houston - B. Oberholtzer
Philadelphia - K. Kendrick 9:10 PM
Los Angeles - D. Haren
Indiana 6:00 PM
Atlanta
Oklahoma City 7:00 PM
Memphis
LA Clippers 9:30 PM
Golden State
Boston 7:00 PM
Detroit
Colorado 8:30 PM
Minnesota
San Jose 9:30 PM
Los Angeles
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Date/Opponent Time W L Score
2013 preseason     
Aug 9 - vs. Houston 7 pmX27-13
Aug 16 - at Buffalo 6 pmX20-16
Aug 25 - at San Francisco 7 pmX34-14
Aug 29 - vs. Tennessee 7 pmX24-23
2013 regular season     
Sep 8 - at Detroit NoonX34-24
Sep 15 - at Chicago NoonX31-30
Sep 22 - vs. Cleveland NoonX31-27
Sep 29 - vs. Pittsburgh (in London) NoonX34-27
Oct 6 - Bye
Oct 13 - vs. Carolina NoonX35-10
Oct 21 - at. NY Giants 7:40 pmX23-7
Oct 27 - vs. Green Bay 7:30 pmX44-31
Nov 3 - at Dallas NoonX27-23
Nov 7 - vs. Washington 7:25 pmX34-27
Nov 17 - at Seattle 3:25 pmX41-20
Nov. 24 - at Green Bay Noon26-26
Dec 1 - vs. Chicago NoonX23-20
Dec 8 - at Baltimore NoonX29-26
Dec 15 - vs. Philadelphia NoonX48-30
Dec 22 - at Cincinnati NoonX42-14
Dec 29 - vs. Detroit NoonX14-13

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