Live from EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida. December 11th, 12 PM.
|2016 Pre Season Schedule|
|8/12||@ Cincinnati||6:30 PM|
|8/18||@ Seattle||9 PM|
|8/28||San Diego||12 PM|
|9/1||LA Rams||7 PM|
|2016 Regular Season Schedule|
|9/11||@ Tennessee||12 PM|
|9/18||Green Bay||7:30 PM|
|9/25||@ Carolina||12 PM|
|10/3||NY Giants||7:30 PM|
|10/23||@ Philadelphia||12 PM|
|10/31||@ Chicago||7:30 PM|
|11/13||@ Washington||12 PM|
|11/24||@ Detroit||11:30 AM|
|12/11||@ Jacksonville||12 PM|
|12/24||@ Green Bay||12 PM|
Jan. 2 – Earliest permissible date for clubs to renegotiate or extend the rookie contract of a drafted rookie who was selected in any round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Any permissible renegotiated or extended player contract will not be considered a rookie contract, and will not be subject to the rules that limit rookie contracts.
Jan. 2 – Option exercise period begins for Fifth-Year Option for First-Round Selections from the 2014 NFL Draft. To exercise the option, the club must give written notice to the player on or after January 2, 2017, but prior to May 3, 2017.
Jan. 7-8 – Wild Card Playoffs.
Jan. 8 – Assistant coaches under contract to playoff clubs that have byes in the Wild Card weekend may be interviewed for head coaching positions through the conclusion of the Wild Card games.
Jan. 14-15 – Divisional Playoffs.
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