- By Josh Clark
NFL 2023 offseason dates
Feb. 4: Senior Bowl
Feb. 5: Pro Bowl Games (Las Vegas, NV)
Feb. 12: Super Bowl LVII
Feb. 25: HBCU Legacy Bowl
Feb. 21-March 7: Window opens for teams to use one franchise tag or transition tag on unrestricted free agents.
Feb. 28-March 6: NFL Scouting Combine (Indianapolis, In)
March 7: Colleges may begin hosting pro days.
March 13 (noon) through March 15 (3:59 p.m.): Clubs may enter contract negotiations with impending unrestricted free agents. Contracts may not be executed until the start of the new league year at 4 p.m. on March 15.
March 15 (prior to 4 p.m.): Clubs must submit qualifying offers to restricted free agents. If a qualifying offer is not extended, those players will become unrestricted free agents at the start of the new league year.
March 15 (prior to 4 p.m.): All teams must be under the 2023 salary cap.
March 15 (4 p.m.): The 2023 NFL league year begins. Unrestricted free agent contracts and trades agreed to prior to the start of the new league year can be executed.
March 26-29: Annual League Meeting (Phoenix)
April 3: Clubs that hired a new head coach after the 2022 regular season may begin offseason workout programs.
April 27-29: NFL Draft (Kansas City)
May 5-8 or May 12-15: Clubs can hold a three-day rookie minicamp in either time period.
TBD this spring: 2023 NFL Schedule release