February 14: NFL Regional Combine, Methodist Training Center, Houston, Texas.
February 16: First day for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.
This is going to be a huge one going into the combine if anyone gets locked in.
February 17-23: NFL Scouting Combine, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana.
You might have heard of this before.
February 21: NFL Regional Combine, Paul D. Bowlen Memorial Broncos Centre, Dove Valley, Colorado.
February 28: NFL Regional Combine, Under Armour Performance Center, Owings Mills, Maryland.
March 2: Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, deadline for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.
Last call always moves the needle
March 7: NFL Regional Combine, Halas Hall, Lake Forest, Illinois.
March 7-10: 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 2014 contracts at 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 10. However, a contract cannot be executed with a new club until 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 10.
March 10: Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, clubs must exercise options for 2015 on all players who have option clauses in their 2014 contracts.
March 10: Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, 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.
March 10: Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, clubs must submit a Minimum Salary Tender to retain exclusive negotiating rights to their players with expiring 2014 contracts and who have fewer than three accrued seasons of free agency credit.
March 10: Top-51 Begins. All clubs must be under the 2015 salary cap prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time.
March 10: All 2014 player contracts expire at 4:00 p.m., New York time.
March 10: The 2015 league year and free agency period begin at 4:00 p.m., New York time. The first day of the 2015 league year will end at 11:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 10. 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 10.
March 10: Trading period for 2015 begins at 4:00 p.m., New York time, after expiration of all 2014 contracts.
GO GO GO GO GO GO GO GO
March 19-21: NFL Career Development Symposium, Arizona Biltmore, Phoenix, Arizona.
March 21-22: Super Regional Combine, Arizona Cardinals Training Facility, Phoenix, Arizona.
March 22-25: Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.
Might wanna keep an ear out here too...a certain city out west may be popping up in NFL headlines...
April 6: Clubs that hired a new head coach after the end of the 2014 regular season may begin offseason workout programs.
April 20: Clubs with returning head coaches may begin offseason workout programs.
April 24: Deadline for Restricted Free Agents to sign offer sheets.
April 29: Deadline for prior club to exercise Right of First Refusal to Restricted Free Agents.
April 30-May 2: 2014 NFL Draft, Chicago, Illinois.
Obviously, we'll be on top of all of it. But it's worth throwing this out there now so you can circle those dates with a red Sharpie. Feel free to use your copy of the Jaguars' 2014 Lingerie Calendar like Deion.