NFL Calendar

March 8 – Clubs are permitted to contact and enter into contract negotiations with certified agents of players.

March 11 – All clubs must be under the 2014 salary cap; free agency begins; trading period begins.

March 23-26 -Owners meetings, Orlando, Fla.

April 7 – Clubs that hired a new head coach after the end of the 2013 regular season may begin offseason workout programs.

May 2 – Deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets.

May 7 – Deadline for club to exercise right of first refusal for its restricted free agents.

May 8-10 -2014 NFL draft, New York.