Offseason


Jan. 21 – East-West Shrine Game (4 p.m., NFL Network)

Jan. 28 – Senior Bowl (4 p.m., NFL Network)

Jan. 29 – 2012 NFL Pro Bowl (7 p.m., NBC)

Feb. 5 – Super Bowl XLVI (6:25 p.m., NBC)

Feb. 20 – Teams can begin applying franchise and transition tags to players

Feb. 22-28 – NFL Combine (live coverage on NFL Network and NFL.com)

March 5 – Deadline for teams to apply franchise and transition tags

March 13 – Free agency begins at 4 p.m.

March 25-28 – NFL owners meetings (in Palm Beach, FL)

Mid-April – Redskins’ offseason program begins (they can hold a maximum of 10 OTAs during the offseason)

Late April – 2012 NFL schedule is announced

April 26 – First round of 2012 NFL Draft (Redskins will select #2 overall)

April 27 – Second and third rounds of 2012 NFL Draft

April 28 – Rounds 4-7 of 2012 NFL Draft

Late July – Training camps across the league begin

Early August – 2012 preseason begins

Sept. 6 – 2012 NFL regular season begins at stadium of Super Bowl champion

(All times Eastern)

- Information courtesy of PrideofDetroit.com -