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#223817 - 01/29/08 08:08 AM *** Important 2008 NFL Dates ***
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2008 NFL Off Season Dates to Remember


January 19 - East-West Shrine Game in Houston, Texas
January 20 - AFC & NFC Championship Games
January 21-25 - Senior Bowl practices in Mobile, Alabama
January 26 - Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama

February 3 - Super Bowl XLII in Phoenix, Arizona
February 7 - Commencement of 15-day designation period for Franchise and Transition Players
February 10 - AFC-NFC Pro Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii
February 11 - Waiver process begins
February 20-26 - NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana
February 21 - Deadline for teams to designate Franchise and Transition Players
February 28 - Deadline for submission of Qualifying Offers by teams to their Restricted Free Agents whose contracts have expired and to whom they desire to retain a Right of First Refulsal/Compensation
February 28 - Deadline for teams to submit offer of minimum salary to retain exclusive negotiating righs to their players with fewer than three seasons of free agency credit whose contracts have expired
February 29 - Start of Free Agency and Trading period

March 17 - Begin Offseason Workout Programs
March 30-April 3 - NFL Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Florida

April 25 - Deadline for teams to exercise Right of First Refusal to Restricted Free Agents
April 18 - Deadline for signing of Offer Sheets by Restricted Free Agents
April 25 - Deadline for old team to exercise Right of First Refusal to Restricted Free Agents
April 26-27 - NFL Draft in New York City

May 19-21 - NFL Spring Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia

June 1 - Deadline for old team to send tender offer to its unsigned Restricted Free Agents or to extend Qualifying offer, whichever is greater, in order to retain rights
June 1 - Deadline for old team to send tender offer to its unsigned Restricted Free Agents to retain rights if player is not signed by another team by July 22
June 29 -July 2 - Rookie Symposium in Carlsbad, California

July - NFL teams begin Training Camp

August 3 - Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio
August 26 - Roster reduction to 75 players
August 30 - Roster reduction to 53 players

September 4-8 - NFL Regular Season begins

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