During the period beginning at 12 noon, New York time, on March 7th and ending at 3:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 9th, clubs are permitted to contact, and enter into contract negotiations with the certified agents of players who will become Unrestricted Free Agents upon the expiration of their 2016 player contracts at 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 9. However, a contract cannot be executed with a new club until 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 9.
During the above two-day negotiating period, no direct contact is permitted between a prospective unrestricted free agent and any employee or representative of a club, other than the player’s current club.
The 2017 League Year and Free Agency period begin at 4:00 p.m., New York time.
The first day of the 2017 League Year will end at 11:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 9. Clubs will receive a personnel notice that will include all transactions submitted to the League office during the period between 4:00 p.m., New York time, and 11:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 9.
Trading period for 2017 begins at 4:00 p.m., New York time, after expiration of all 2016 contracts.
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At Sports Authority Field at Mile High, new Head Coach Vance Joseph held a morning meet-and-greet with stadium employees to get to know them. (photos by Eric Bakke)
Andrew Mason ranks the top 20 free-agent quarterbacks who may hit the market when the signing period begins. (Photos by AP)
The Broncos kicker joined the University of Denver's hockey team for practice Thursday, along with former Bachelor Ben Higgins and his fiancee Lauren Bushnell. (Photos by Aric DiLalla)
Head Coach Vance Joseph and the Broncos introduced his three coordinators at a press conference on Tuesday: OC Mike McCoy, DC Joe Woods and STC Brock Olivo. (photos by Ben Swanson)
As the scouting combine nears, who do national media members think the Broncos will pick in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft?
DeMarcus Ware joins other NFL greats like Saints QB Drew Brees and new Hall of Famer Ladainian Tomlinson at Nickelodeon's Superstar Slime Showdown. (Photos by Caroline Deisley)
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Take a look back at the Broncos' high-school ratings from their Rivals.com profiles.
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The gear is all set up for the Broncos' arrival at the AFC locker room at the 2017 Pro Bowl at Camping World Stadium.