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Postby mutantseabass » Fri Feb 11, 2005 1:53 pm

2005 NFL calendar


Feb. 6 -- Super Bowl XXXIX, Jacksonville, Florida (FOX).

Feb. 11 -- NFL Europe League NFL Allocated Player Draft.

Feb. 13 -- AFC-NFC Pro Bowl, Honolulu, Hawaii (ESPN).

Feb. 22 -- Deadline for clubs to designate franchise and transition players.

Feb. 23-March 1 -- Scouting Combine, Indianapolis.

Feb. 25 -- NFL Europe League training camps open.

March 1 -- 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.

March 1 -- 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.

March 2 -- Veteran free agency signing period begins.

March 2 -- Trading period begins.

March 20-23 -- NFL Annual Meeting, Maui.

April 2-3 -- NFL Europe League season begins.

April 15 -- Signing period ends for restricted free agents.

April 22 -- Deadline for old club to exercise right of first refusal to restricted free agents.

April 23-24 -- NFL Draft.

May 9-11 -- NFL Coaches Career Development Symposium, Orlando.

May 24-25 -- NFL Spring Meeting, Washington, D.C.

June 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.

June 1 -- Deadline for old clubs to send tender to unsigned restricted free agents or to extend qualifying offer to retain exclusive negotiating rights.

June 5 -- NFL Europe League regular season ends.

June 11 -- World Bowl XIII, Düsseldorf, Germany.

June 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 year's salary.

June 26-29 -- NFL Rookie Symposium, Palm Beach, Fla.

Mid-July -- Training camps open.

July 22 -- Signing period ends at 4 p.m. ET for unrestricted free agents who received June 1 tender.

Aug. 6 -- American Bowl, Tokyo, Japan -- Atlanta vs. Indianapolis.

Aug. 8 -- Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, Canton, Ohio.

Aug. 11-15 -- First preseason weekend.

Aug. 30 -- Roster cutdown to maximum of 65 players.

Sept. 4 -- Roster cutdown to maximum of 53 players.

Sept. 8-12 -- Kickoff 2005 Weekend.
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Postby Vikes_Fan2823 » Fri Feb 11, 2005 5:33 pm

Great post, can we get this stickied?
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Postby Sixxgunn » Fri Feb 11, 2005 5:35 pm

Not for nothing,but I would second that sticky motion...um...you know what I mean!
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Postby Azrael » Fri Feb 11, 2005 10:46 pm

Great post. Man I can't wait for free agency. That's when it starts to get fun again and the mock drafts start to take a twist. Then after that they take another twist after the NFL draft.
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Postby joshyboy72 » Fri Feb 11, 2005 11:05 pm

Cool beans. And yes, this post should definitely get stickied, we don't want it getting last in the swarm of horrible NFL mocks. ;-)
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Postby Dr. Duran Duran » Fri Feb 11, 2005 11:56 pm

Great post. I was curious about some of those dates. I also second the sticky! ;-D
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Postby Azrael » Sat Feb 12, 2005 12:15 am

IF this post were made in the Mock Draft 1 or 2 forum. I would make it a sticky :-)
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Postby J2thez929 » Fri Feb 18, 2005 5:43 pm

Just wanted to bumb this good post up and see if we can get it stickied...
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Postby Sixxgunn » Fri Feb 18, 2005 5:56 pm

Hey,nice bumb J2...lol...just kiddin....but yeah,let's do our part on keepin this one visible.
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Postby deluxe_247 » Fri Feb 18, 2005 6:08 pm

man i missed this post...great one ;-D i was curious on some of that stuff
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