Re: Offseason dates of interest?
Feb. 20 - Teams can begin applying franchise and transition tags to players
Feb. 22-28 - NFL Combine (live coverage on NFL Network and NFL.com)
March 5 - Deadline for teams to apply franchise and transition tags
March 13 - Free agency begins at 4 p.m.
March 25-28 - NFL owners meetings (in Palm Beach, FL)
March 30-31 - Super Regional Combine
Mid-April - Teams' offseason programs begin (they can hold a maximum of 10 OTAs during the offseason)
Late April - 2012 NFL schedule is announced
April 26 - First round of 2012 NFL Draft (Texans will pick 26th)
April 27 - Second and third rounds of 2012 NFL Draft
April 28 - Rounds 4-7 of 2012 NFL Draft
Late July - Training camps across the league begin