NFL Calendar 2019 – NFL Draft
NFL Calendar 2019
Thru the NFL Draft 2019
February 3: Super Bowl – Atlanta, Georgia
February 19 – First day for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.
Feb 26-March 4 – NFL Combine Timing & Testing, Lucas Stadium, Indianapolis, In.
March 4 – Prior to 4:00 p.m., NY time, deadline for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.
March 11-13 – During the period beginning at 12 noon, New York time, on March 12th and ending at 3:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 14th, clubs are permitted to contact, and enter into contract negotiations with, the certified agents of players who will become Unrestricted Free Agents upon the expiration of their 2018 player contracts at 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 14. However, a contract cannot be executed with a new club until 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 14.
During the above two-day negotiating period, no direct contact is permitted between a prospective unrestricted free agent and any employee or representative of a club, other than the player’s current club.
March 13 – The 2019 League Year and Free Agency period begin at 4:00 p.m., New York time.
The first day of the 2019 League Year will end at 11:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 14. Clubs will receive a personnel notice that will include all transactions submitted to the League office during the period between 4:00 p.m., New York time, and 11:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 14.
March 13 – Trading period for 2019 begins at 4:00 p.m. est time, after expiration of all 2017 contracts.
March 24-27 – Annual League Meeting, Orlando, Florida.
April 1 – Clubs that hired a new head coach after the end of the 2018 regular season may begin offseason workout programs.
April 15 – Clubs with returning head coaches may begin offseason workout programs.
April 19 – Deadline for Restricted Free Agents to sign Offer Sheets.
April 24 – Deadline for prior club to exercise Right of First Refusal to Restricted Free Agents.
**** NFL Draft 2019 – April 25-27 ****
Thursday through Saturday – Nashville will host NFL Draft 2019