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By: Billy Riccette
With Super Bowl LVII in the books and the Kansas City Chiefs having their championship parade, every team is now officially 0-0 as the offseason is fully underway. Things move quickly in the NFL as we are less than two weeks away from the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. There are a lot of things happening soon so here’s a quick rundown of some key offseason dates in the NFL.
February 21 – March 7
This is the timeframe in which teams can use the franchise or transition tags on a player that is set to become a free agent. The Jets likely won’t use either tag but one key player that teams will be watching for is Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson.
The HBCU Legacy Bowl in New Orleans, Louisiana. A college all-star game featuring the top draft prospects from HBCU schools that will be broadcast live on NFL Network.
February 28 – March 6
The NFL Scouting Combine takes place in Indianapolis, Indiana. This is one of the last big events before the NFL Draft in April. The Combine is set to be in Indianapolis in 2024 but after that, it’s anyone’s guess where it goes, or even if the Combine will even continue in its current format.
Along with the end of the franchise tag window, this is the day when College Pro Days begin, typically the last chance for a prospect to impress teams other than the visits a team may set up with a player.
March 13 – March 15
The “legal tampering” period, if you will. These are the three days before the league year and free agency officially begin where teams can talk to agents of soon-to-be free agents.
At 4:00 p.m. eastern time, the 2023 league year and free agency officially begin.
March 26 – March 29
The Annual League Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.
The day the Jets and other teams with returning head coaches can begin offseason workout programs. Teams with new head coaches — Broncos, Cardinals, Colts, Panthers and Texans — can begin workouts two weeks prior on April 3.
The last day teams can bring draft prospects into their facility. The last day to do so at any location is April 27.
April 27 – April 29
The 2023 NFL Draft in Kansas City, Missouri.
The deadline for teams to exercise their Fifth-Year Options on their 2020 first-round selections. For the Jets, that would be Mekhi Becton.
May 5 – May 8 or May 12 – May 15
Teams can hold their rookie minicamps on either of these two time periods, the two weekends following the draft.
May 22 – May 24
The NFL’s Spring League Meeting
Originally posted on Jets Wire