Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine listens to a question during a news conference Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in Berea, Ohio. Buffalo's defensive coordinator, who met with team officials for the first time just a week ago, finalized a contract Thursday to become the Browns' seventh full-time coach since 1999. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
The Browns announced their offseason schedule on Wednesday under Mike Pettine. Because Pettine is a first-year NFL coach, the Browns are allowed to have an extra mini camp which will be held before the NFL Draft from April 29-May 1. The new NFL league year begins at 4 p.m. on March 11, when free agency also begins.
Here are the other upcoming dates:
April 7: Offseason workouts begin
April 29-May 1: Voluntary veteran mini-camp
May 8-10: NFL Draft
May 16-18: Rookie mini-camp
May 20-21, May 23: Organized Team Activities No. 1, 2, & 3