NFL releases calendar for 2017-18, with draft site still TBD

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The NFL released its 2017-18 calendar Tuesday. It still must decide where to hold the 2018 draft on April 26-28, with the site listed as TBD on its schedule. The Cowboys and 13 other teams are interested in hosting the draft. The league could announce the site of the draft later this summer.

Important dates include:

Oct. 17-18 — Fall league meeting in New York.

Oct. 31 — Trade deadline.

Dec. 13 — Winter league meeting in Irving, Texas.

Feb. 20 — First day for teams to designate franchise or transition players.

Feb. 27-March 5 — NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.

March 6 — Deadline for teams to designate franchise or transition players.

March 12-14 — Two-day free agency negotiating period opens.

March 14 — The 2018 league year begins, free agency opens and the trade period begins.

March 25-28 — Spring league meetings in Orlando, Florida.

April 26-28 — NFL Draft, TBD.

7 responses to “NFL releases calendar for 2017-18, with draft site still TBD

  1. magnumpimustache says:
    Jun 20, 2017 3:45 PM
    Patriots will be trading away 1st and 2nd round picks.

    Won’t show up until Saturday

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    Either that or have them stripped away for THE NEXT time they almost assuredly cheat, again.

  2. Still dont understand the draft day deal. Fans will actually pay big bank to travel to and see who the teams draft that usually have little carry over the next season?? Really, are you fanboys serious? The draft which can be summarized so electronically and retrieved via internet at the end of the day?? Something tells me you draft
    knicks spend your working hours watching soap operas. Wow, just wow!

  3. @droppedinagreasefire says:
    Jun 20, 2017 4:30 PM

    Still dont understand the draft day deal. Fans will actually pay big bank to travel to and see who the teams draft that usually have little carry over the next season?? Really, are you fanboys serious? The draft which can be summarized so electronically and retrieved via internet at the end of the day?? Something tells me you draft
    knicks spend your working hours watching soap operas. Wow, just wow!
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    Your name explains your stance! Actually rounds 1 and 2 are cool. After that…not so much.

  4. Honestly, the stage was massive. And its being stored less than a mile from where it was set up last year. Why not just do a second year, and save the $25 million you ponied up to scout the neighborhoods?

    Philly was an enormous success, just do a second year, then rotate to the next best candidate. It isn’t like Philly will ever get a Super Bowl, so honestly, I think the draft should stay up north.

  5. I think the answer is clear. The NFL wants to be in Dallas, but is waiting to see what the legislature does in its special session with respect to the bathroom bill. If Dallas is ruled out, then they can go back to Philadelphia, or consider venues like Kansas City where they could have a great setting in the Power & Light District.

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