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.