The NFL announced important dates for the 2023 season and the 2024 offseason. We know that during the preseason, there will be only one roster cutdown date.
What about the offseason dates for 2024?
Here are some other important dates that were listed in the press release:
- Jan. 8, 2024:
- Teams can begin signing free agent players for the 2024 season
- The earliest date for clubs to extend the contracts of 2021 NFL Draft selections.
- Feb. 27-March 4: NFL scouting combine
- March 5, 2024: Deadline for teams to use the franchise or transition tags on potential free agent players.
- March 11-13, 2024: Beginning of the NFL’s legal tampering period for free agents.
- March 13, 2024: Free agency opens
- April 15, 2024: Teams with a returning head coach can begin offseason workout programs.
- May 2, 2024: Deadline for teams to exercise fifth-year option for players selected in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft (linebacker Zaven Collins for the Cardinals).