this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; A look at the upcoming important dates for the Saints and NFL in the offseason. 2003 January 4-5: Wild Card Weekend. 11-12: Divisional Playoffs. 19: Conference Championships. 26: Super Bowl XXXVII, San Diego, California (ABC). February 2: AFC-NFC Pro Bowl, ...
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The Dark Overlord
Join Date: Oct 2002
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Upcoming NFL Calendar
A look at the upcoming important dates for the Saints and NFL in the offseason.
4-5: Wild Card Weekend.
11-12: Divisional Playoffs.
19: Conference Championships.
26: Super Bowl XXXVII, San Diego, California (ABC).
2: AFC-NFC Pro Bowl, Honolulu, Hawaii (ABC).
18-24: Scouting Combine, Indianapolis, Indiana.
20: Deadline for clubs to designate franchise and transition players.
24: NFL Europe League training camps open.
27: Deadline for submission of qualifying offers by clubs to their restricted free agents whose contracts have expired and to whom they desire to retain a right of first refusal/compensation; Deadline for clubs to submit offer of minimum salary to retain exclusive negotiating rights to their players with fewer than three seasons of free agency credit whose contracts have expired.
28: Veteran free agency signing period begins; Trading period begins
23-26: NFL Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.
5: NFL Europe League season begins.
18: Signing period ends for restricted free agents.
25: Deadline for old club to exercise right of first refusal to restricted free agents.
26-27: NFL Draft, New York City.
20-21: NFL Spring Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1: Deadline for old clubs to send tender to unsigned unrestricted free agents to receive exclusive negotiating rights for rest of season if player is not signed by another club by July 22; Deadline for old clubs to send tender to unsigned restricted free agents or to extend qualifying offer to retain exclusive negotiating rights.
8: NFL Europe League regular season ends.
14: World Bowl XI, Glasgow, Scotland.
15: Deadline for old clubs to withdraw original qualifying offer to unsigned restricted free agents and still retain exclusive negotiating rights by substituting tender of 110 percent of previous yearÃƒÂ¢Ã¢Â‚Â¬Ã¢Â„Â¢s salary.
22: Signing period ends at 4:00 PM ET for unrestricted free agents who received June 1 tender.