2024 NFL Offseason Schedule

A list of the offseason activities planned for the NFL and for dynasty fantasy enthusiasts

It seems like fantasy football’s popularity only increases each season. The days of their being a true “offseason” are long over. With dynasty football and best ball drafts, there is always something to be preparing for throughout the spring and summer. The FullTime Fantasy 2024 NFL Offseason Schedule keeps you updated on the key dates ahead of the 2024 campaign.

Also, bookmark our 2024 Free Agent Rankings and familiarize yourself with each team’s 2024 NFL Draft Team Needs.

Here is the 2024 NFL Offseason Schedule.


27 – March 4 – NFL Scouting Combine from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.

29 – NFL Scouting Combine On-field drills (DL and LB).


1 – NFL Scouting Combine On-field drills (DB and TE).

2 – NFL Scouting Combine On-field drills (QB, RB, WR).

3 – NFL Scouting Combine On-field drills (OL).

5 – Franchise and Transition tag deadline.

11-13 – “Legal Tampering” Period. In this two-day window, unsigned free-agent players whom a certified NFLPA agent does not represent are permitted to communicate with NFL front-office personnel.

13 – The “new” league year officially kicks off at 4:00 PM Eastern. Beginning at that time, free agents may officially sign with prospective clubs. Also, trades can officially be announced.

24-27 – Annual NFL League Owners Meeting in Orlando, Florida


1 – Clubs that hired a new head coach may begin offseason workout programs. Therefore, the Chargers, Patriots, Panthers, Commanders, Titans, Raiders, and Seahawks may start drills early.

15 – Offseason Workout Programs for the remaining 25 clubs may begin.

17 – Deadline for clubs to time, test, visit, interview or conduct physical exams with a draft-eligible player at the club’s facility.

19 – Deadline for Restricted Free Agents to sign offers sheets.

24 – Deadline for clubs to time, test, visit, interview or conduct physical exams with draft-eligible players.

25-27 – 2024 NFL Draft from Campus Martius Park and Hart Plaza in Detroit, Michigan.


2 – Deadline for exercising fifth-year options for players from the 2021 NFL Draft.

3-13 – Rookie Minicamps. Clubs may select May 3-6 or May 10-13 to hold their three-day rookie minicamps.

Early May – 2024 NFL Schedule released.

13 – Rookie Football Development Programs.

20 – League Spring Meeting and Coach Accelerator in Nashville, Tennesee.

Late May – OTAs.


Early June – OTAs.


17 – Franchise Tag Deadline at 4 PM Eastern.

Late July – NFL Training Camps open.


1 – NFL Hall of Fame Game from Tom Benson Stadium in Canton, Ohio.

3 – NFL Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony for Dwight Freeney, Randy Gradishar, Devin Hester, Steve McMichael, Julius Peppers, and Patrick Willis.

9 – NFL Preseason Week 1.

16 – NFL Preseason Week 2.

22 – NFL Preseason Week 3.


The 2024 NFL off-season is underway but it’s not too late to get access to the best help out there! All FullTime Fantasy members get exclusive access to our 24/7 Chat Room on Discord!

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With over a decade of winning experience, Jody is a well-known fixture in the fantasy football community. He was named Fantasy Pros’ **Most Accurate Ranker** previously and was the site’s Top NFL over/under totals picker with a record 65% accuracy in 2020, while also ranking 5th in the country with a 55% against-the-spread hit rate. Jody has written for many sites over the years including Pro Football Focus, FantasyPros, CBS Sportsline, FantasyData, and is a regular contributor to the Fantasy Index magazine expert’s poll, draft, and auction. Jody’s experience ranking and projecting player performance will help prepare the Fulltime Fam for their big draft days as well as answers they can trust on Sunday for those ever crucial Who Do I Start questions.