New York Giants Important Dates – 2018
January 20: East-West Shrine Game, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida.
January 27: Senior Bowl, Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama.
February 20: First day for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.
February 27 – March 5: Combine Timing and Testing, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana.
March 6: Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, deadline for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.
March 12 – 14: During the period beginning at 12 noon, New York time, on March 12th and ending at 3:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 14th, 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 2017 player contracts at 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 14. However, a contract cannot be executed with a new club until 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 14.
March 14: The 2018 League Year and Free Agency period begin at 4:00 p.m., New York time. The first day of the 2018 League Year will end at 11:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 14.
March 14: Trading period for 2018 begins at 4:00 p.m., New York time, after expiration of all 2017 contracts.
March 25 – 28: Annual League Meeting, Orlando, Florida.
April 2: Clubs that hired a new head coach after the end of the 2017 regular season may begin offseason workout programs.
April 20: Deadline for Restricted Free Agents to sign Offer Sheets.
April 25: Deadline for prior club to exercise Right of First Refusal to Restricted Free Agents.
April 26 -28: NFL Draft (AT&T Stadium, Arlington Texas).