The Super Bowl means the end of football by NFL players for now, but there is still plenty happening in the offseason. Here is a look at key dates:
Feb. 20: First day for teams to designate franchise or transition players; deadlines is March 6 at 4 p.m. EST.
Feb. 27-March 5: Scouting combine in Indianapolis
March 12-14: Legal tampering/contract period to negotiate with free agents. Contracts cannot be signed until March 14.
March 14: New league year begins at 4 p.m. EST, meaning free agency begins and trades can be made official
March 25-28: League meeting in Orlando
April 16: Offseason workout program begins for teams that do not have new coaches
April 18: Draft prospects visits allowed
April 20: Deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets
April 26-28: NFL draft in Dallas
May 14: Rookie camps
May 21-23: Spring league meeting in Atlanta
June: OTAs and minicamps