Denver Broncos 2015 offseason calendar

Last updated: Feb 12, 2015 9:45 PM

Here are the pertinent dates for Denver's offseason. Bookmark and share it; or, if you prefer, you'll be able to find it throughout the offseason on our Featured Content menu on the right:

Jan 24

Senior Bowl, Mobile, AL

Jan 25

Pro Bowl, Glendale, AZ - C.J. Anderson, Ryan Clady, Chris Harris, Von Miller, Emmanuel Sanders, Aqib Talib, T.J. Ward, and DeMarcus Ware are expected to participate. Peyton Manning, Demaryius Thomas, and Julius Thomas will not, due to injuries.

Feb 2

2015 waiver system begins

Feb 10

12pm ET: CFL free agents may sign with NFL teams

Feb 16

Teams may begin to apply franchise or transition tags; Denver is expected to tender Demaryius Thomas at the franchise level, which may be around $12.7M for wideouts

Feb 17-23

NFL Combine in Indianapolis, IN

Feb 22-Mar 5

Peyton Manning to undergo team physical

Mar 2

4pm ET: Deadline for teams to apply franchise or transition tags

Mar 7-10

Legal tampering period, when teams may begin to negotiate with pending unrestricted free agents; contracts may not be executed until Mar 10 at 4pm ET

Mar 9

Peyton Manning's $19M salary becomes fully guaranteed; if he retires, there will be a $5M cap hit

Mar 10

4pm ET: 2014 contracts expire; 2015 league year begins; free agency opens, and trades may occur

Deadline for teams to exercise 2015 options (To our knowledge, the Broncos hold no 2015 options), tender restricted free agents (Aaron Brewer, Tony Carter, Steven Johnson) and exclusive rights free agents (Paul Cornick, Ben Garland, Brandon Marshall, John Youboty)

Von Miller's fifth-year option $9.754M salary becomes fully guaranteed

Mar 12

Aqib Talib's $5.5M salary becomes fully guaranteed (not on Mar 10 as the DP says)

Mar 14

Ryan Clady's $8.5M salary becomes fully guaranteed, and he receives a $1.5M roster bonus

T.J. Ward's $4M salary becomes fully guaranteed, and he receives a $2.5M roster bonus

The remaining $3.5M of DeMarcus Ware's $7M salary becomes fully guaranteed (half was fully guaranteed at signing)

Mar 22

Veteran combine in Glendale, AZ

Annual league meeting begins in Phoenix, AZ

Apr 6

Broncos and other teams with new head coaches may begin offseason workout programs

Apr 24

Deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets with other teams

Apr 29

Deadline for teams to match offer sheets signed by restricted free agents

Apr 30-May 2

2015 NFL Draft in Chicago, IL

May 8-11 or May 15-18

Three-day rookie minicamp may be held on one of these weekends

May 18-20

NFL Spring League Meeting in San Francisco, CA

Jun 1

Deadline for teams to send "June 1 Tender" to unsigned unrestricted and restricted free agents

Jun 15

Deadline for teams to withdraw RFA tenders, at which point they can retain exclusive negotiating rights by tendering player at 110% of 2014 salary

Jul 15

4pm ET: Deadline to sign franchise-tagged players to multiyear contracts; after this, contracts may not be extended until after regular season ends

Jul 22 (or first day of training camp, whichever is later)

Deadline for transition players and unrestricted free agents given "June 1 Tenders" to sign; prior club has exclusive negotiating rights with player until 4pm ET on Tuesday following Week 10 games

Sources: Over The Cap, NFL Labor (via PFT), Denver Post

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