Monthly Archives: February 2013

2013 NFL Calendar

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NFL Calendar

Feb. 9-10 – Regional combine, Oregon Coast College – Lebard Stadium (Los Angeles)

Feb. 16-17 – Regional combine, Methodist training center (Houston)

Feb. 17 – Regional combine, Cleveland Browns training facility (Cleveland)

Feb. 18-March 4 – Franchise Tag designation begins: Teams can place Franchise Tags on players.

Feb. 20-26 – NFL Combine (Indianapolis)

Feb. 23 – NFL Combine: Tight ends, offensive linemen, special teams

Feb. 24 – NFL Combine: Quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers

Feb. 25 – NFL Combine: Defensive linemen, linebackers

Feb. 26 – NFL Combine: Defensive backs

March 1 – Pro Days: Purdue, Texas-El Paso

March 2-3 Regional combine, Atlantic Health Jets training facility (New York/New Jersey)

March 4 – Franchise Tag designation deadline. Deadline for placing a Franchise Tag on a player. Teams can now negotiate multi-year contracts with tagged players through July 15.

March 4 – Pro Days: Alabama-Birmingham, Alcorn, Minnesota, North Dakota State, Troy

March 5 – Pro Days: Alabama State, Auburn, Buffalo, Jackson State, Northwestern, Southern Mississippi, Youngstown State

March 6 – Pro Days: Alabama A&M, Mississippi State, North Alabama, South Florida

March 7 – Pro Days: Arizona, Central Arkansas, Clemson, Furman, Illinois, Miami (Fla.), Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Syracuse, Washington State

March 8 – Pro Days: Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Montana, TCU, Texas A&M

March 9-11 – Negotiate with UFAs: Clubs are permitted to enter into contract negotiations with certified agents of players who will be Unrestricted Free Agents at the end of the current League Year.

March 9 – Regional combine, One Buccaneer Place (Tampa, Fla.)

March 10 – Regional Combine, Halas Hall (Chicago)

March 11 – Pro Days: California (Pa.), Penn State

March 12 – Pro Days: Delaware State, Florida, Jacksonville State, Lehigh, Towson, Sacramento State, UCLA

March 12 – Deadline to Tender RFAs, and exercise contract options: Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time:

Clubs must exercise options for 2013 on all players who have option clauses in their 2012 contracts.

Clubs must submit Qualifying Offers to their Restricted Free Agents with expiring contracts and to whom they desire to retain a Right of First Refusal/Compensation.

Clubs must submit a minimum salary offer to retain exclusive negotiating rights to their players with expiring 2012 contracts and who have fewer than three seasons of free agency credit.

March 12 – All 2012 player contracts expire at 4:00 p.m., New York time.

March 12 – 2013 League Year, Free Agency, Trading and Top-51 Salary Cap Begin.

The 2013 League Year and Free Agency period begin at 4:00 p.m., New York time.

All clubs must be under the Salary Cap prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time. Only the top 51 contracts on the roster count at this point.

Trading period begins at 4:00 p.m., New York time, for 2013 after expiration of all 2012 contracts.

March 13 – Pro Days: Alabama, Colorardo State, Louisiana-Monroe, Marshall, Michigan State, Oklahoma, Rutgers

March 14 – Pro Days: Georgia Tech, North Carolina State, Tulsa, UNLV, West Alabama

March 16-17 – Regional combine, Atlanta Falcons training facility (Atlanta)

March 17-20 – Compensatory Draft Picks awarded at annual owner’s meeting in Arizona.

March 18 – Pro Days: Air Force, Howard, Valdosta State

March 19 – Pro Days: Florida A&M, Florida State, Louisville, Richmond (with Liberty), Virginia

March 20 – Pro Days: Ball State, Central Florida, Tennessee

March 21 – Pro Days: Boise State, Eastern Kentucky, Georgia, Kentucky, Stanford

March 22 – Pro Days: Missouri Western, Tennessee State, Vanderbilt

March 23-24 – Regional combine, VMAC (Seattle)

March 23-24 – Regional combine, Under Armour Performance Center (Baltimore)

March 25 – Pro Days: Middle Tennessee State

March 26 – Pro Days: McNeese State, North Carolina Central, Texas

March 27 – Pro Days: LSU, Louisiana Tech, SMU, USC

March 28 – Pro Days: BYU, Coastal Carolina, East Carolina, Louisiana-Lafayette, Yale

April 7-8 Super regional combine, Cowboys Stadium (Dallas)

April 25-27 – NFL Draft, New York City, New York

May 20-22 – NFL Spring League Meeting, Hyatt-Harborside, Boston, Massachusetts.

July 15 – Franchise Tag deadline: The period for negotiating multi-year contracts with a Franchise Tagged player ends.

Late July – Training Camps begin

September 5, 8-9 – NFL Kickoff 2013