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.
Chris Harris Jr. hosted a shopping spree Tuesday for children from the Denver Salvation Army and Denver Children's Home. (Photos by Aric DiLalla)
The Broncos welcomed 90 Denver Boys & Girls Club members to the Pat Bowlen Fieldhouse for a holiday party where they got to sing karaoke, decorate cookies, and even received a visit from Santa! (Photos by Caroline Deisley)
At Friday morning's team meeting, the Broncos recognized five players who make the most outstanding contributions to the community. (photos by Ben Swanson)
Several Broncos attended the Denver Rescue Mission Monday night for their annual holiday party. They signed autographs, took photos and decorated gingerbread cookies with the families. (Photos by Caroline Deisley)
View highlights from the Broncos' trip to UC Hospital and meet some of the patients who met with Broncos players. (Photos by Aric DiLalla)
Twelve Broncos joined Denver Rescue Mission volunteers at Sports Authority Field to hand out turkeys and Thanksgiving food boxes to 1600 families. (Photos by Caroline Deisley)
At the Broncos' Thursday practice, the team hosted military members of the Warrior Transition Program from Ft. Carson. (photos by Eric Bakke)
Though Von Miller fell to the Panthers' Greg Olsen in the Madden Charity Challenge, he had a blast representing Von's Vision. (photos by Ben Swanson)
Four Broncos players along with Miles the Mascot and Broncos Cheerleaders mingled with military members and toured Buckley Air Force base Tuesday as a part of the NFL's Salute to Service campaign. (Photos by Caroline Deisley)
CEO and President Joe Ellis and the Broncos welcomed 16 Vietnam veterans to honor their service for the United States. (Photos by Gabe Christus)
Adam Torres, this week's junior reporter, spent a few minutes after practice with Head Coach Gary Kubiak and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders. (Photos by Eric Bakke)
On Tuesday, the Broncos hosted their 19th annual Bonfils Blood Center Denver Broncos Community Blood Drive, Colorado's largest single-day community blood drive. (Photos by Caroline Deisley)
Photos from Saturday's practice, where the Broncos honored nearby Longmont High School for their work in the community. (photos by Ben Swanson)
The Super Bowl 50 MVP showed up to congratulate the Raptors on being just one of 300 schools to earn a Blue Ribbon award for their academic excellence. (Photos by Caroline Deisley)
The Broncos welcomed two kids on Make-A-Wish visits to UCHealth Training Center on Friday. The two got an exclusive tour of the facility and met with coaches and players. (Photos by Gabriel Christus)