NFL releases its new 2011 calendar

By Mike Triplett, The Times-Picayune


July 25 NFL will publish the 2011 Free Agency List, which will become effective July 29, at 5 p.m.

July 26 at 9 a.m., Club facilities open. Players may report for physicals and voluntary strength and conditioning.

At 9 a.m., trading begins for 2011 league year.

Rosters expanded to ninety (90) man limit.

At 9 a.m., Clubs may negotiate with and sign their drafted rookies and any undrafted rookie. Clubs may have such players report to the team’s facilities for physical examinations before signing.

All 2011 Contracts signed on or after July 26 shall be binding upon the player and the Club when signed, but shall not become effective unless a CBA is ratified by the NFLPA (August 4)

At 9 a.m., Clubs may negotiate with, but not sign, or extend offer sheets to their UFAs, RFAs, exclusive rights players and franchise players and other clubs’ UFAs, RFAs, non-exclusive franchise players and free agents.

July 26-27, a  lub may require a player to report for a mandatory physical examination in order for the player to qualify for any bonus in a preexisting contract if the “measuring date” for such a bonus has been changed pursuant to CBA Article 11 (transition rules for the 2011 league year).

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