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Upcoming Dates to Remember

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New Jets news is pretty rare right now, just a lot of speculation. That will soon change because of some important upcoming dates. The waiver system began on February 6th. Here are some other important dates to remember.

February 14 — Beginning at 12 noon, New York time, NFL clubs may begin to sign players whose 2016 CFL contracts have expired. Players under contract to a CFL club for the 2017 season or who have an option for the 2017 season are not eligible to be signed.

February 15 — First day for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players

February 28-March 6 — NFL Scouting Combine, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana.

March 1 — Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, deadline for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.

March 9 — All 2016 player contracts will expire at 4:00 p.m., New York time.

March 9 — The 2017 league year and free agency period begin at 4:00 p.m., New York time.

March 26-29 — Annual League Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.

April 17 — Clubs with returning head coaches may begin offseason workout programs.

April 21 — Deadline for Restricted Free Agents to sign offer sheets.

April 27-29 — 2017 NFL Draft, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

May 5-8 — Clubs may elect to hold their one three-day post-Draft rookie minicamp from Friday through Sunday or Saturday through Monday.

This Article Was Written By Phil Sullivan

Phil Sullivan

I started JetNation in 2005 and have been a New York Jets season ticket holder since graduating from high school. My dream is to see the New York Jets win the Super Bowl. Until then, I will be right here on JetNation writing, dreaming and talking NY Jets football.


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