2013 NFL Important Dates
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PatriotsInsider.com
Posted Feb 5, 2013


The Super Bowl is over, and the offseason has arrived. Here is a list of important dates for the 2013 calendar year, courtesy NFL Media.

2013 NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE IMPORTANT DATES

– DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE –

February 9-10

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Regional Combine, Orange Coast College-Lebard Stadium, Los Angeles, California

February 16

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Regional Combine, Methodist Training Center (Texans), Houston, Texas

February 17

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Regional Combine, Cleveland Browns Training Facility, Cleveland, Ohio

February 20-26

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Combine Timing and Testing, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana.

March 2-3

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Regional Combine, Atlantic Health Jets Training Facility, New York/New Jersey

March 9

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Regional Combine, One Buccaneer Place, Tampa, Florida

March 10

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Regional Combine, Halas Hall (Bears), Chicago, Illinois

March 9-11

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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 12

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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.

March 12

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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 12

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Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, 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

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

March 12

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Top-51 Begins. All clubs must be under the Salary Cap prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time.

March 12

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

March 12

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

March 16-17

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Regional Combine, Atlanta Falcons Training Facility, Atlanta, Georgia

March 17-20

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Annual League Meeting, The Biltmore, Phoenix, Arizona.

March 23-24

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Regional Combine, Virginia Mason Athletic Center (Seahawks), Seattle, Washington

March 23-24

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Regional Combine, Baltimore Ravens Training Facility, Baltimore, Maryland

April 7-8

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Super Regional Combine, Cowboys Stadium, Dallas, Texas

April 25-27

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NFL Draft, New York City, New York.

May 20-22

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NFL Spring League Meeting, Hyatt-Harborside, Boston, Massachusetts.

September 5, 8-9

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NFL Kickoff 2013

September 29

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NFL International Series, London, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Minnesota Vikings

October 27

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NFL International Series, London, San Francisco 49ers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars



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