During the period beginning at 12 noon, New York time, on March 7th and ending at 3:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 9th, 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 2016 player contracts at 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 9. However, a contract cannot be executed with a new club until 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 9.
During the above two-day negotiating period, no direct contact is permitted between a prospective unrestricted free agent and any employee or representative of a club, other than the player’s current club.
The 2017 League Year and Free Agency period begin at 4:00 p.m., New York time.
The first day of the 2017 League Year will end at 11:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 9. Clubs will receive a personnel notice that will include all transactions submitted to the League office during the period between 4:00 p.m., New York time, and 11:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 9.
Trading period for 2017 begins at 4:00 p.m., New York time, after expiration of all 2016 contracts.
A photographic look at every single touchdown the Broncos have scored in the 2016 season.
Take a frame-by-frame look at two of the Broncos' touchdowns through the lens of Broncos team photographers. (Booker sequence by Eric Bakke, Green sequence by Gabriel Christus)
Go behind-the-scenes after the final Broncos victory of the year. (Photos by Eric Bakke)
The Broncos defeated the Raiders, 24-6, in their season finale at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. (Photos by Eric Bakke, unless noted)
The Broncos are preparing to take the field one more time this season. (Photos by Eric Bakke unless noted)
Take a look back through an incredible 2016, from the AFC Championship against New England, to Super Bowl 50, to the trip to the White House, to Justin Simmons and Will Parks' thrilling two-point play in New Orleans.
The Broncos' loss to Kansas City put an end to a franchise-record playoff streak that will end at five years. (Photos by AP)
The Broncos fell to the Chiefs, 33-10, in Kansas City, ending their chances of making the playoffs. (Photos by Eric Bakke, unless noted)
Take a look inside the Broncos' locker room as they prepare to face the Chiefs on Christmas night. (Photos by Eric Bakke, unless noted)
A frame-by-frame look at a defensive stop against the Patriots, through the lens of team photographer Gabriel Christus.
With a temperature that started at 18 degrees at kickoff and dropped as the sun fell beneath the Rockies, the Broncos and their fans did their best to stay warm. (Photos by Gabriel Christus, unless noted)
Photos of game action during Denver's Week 15 battle against the Patriots. (photos by Gabriel Christus unless noted)
It's going to be a cold one vs. the New England Patriots, but the Broncos and Sports Authority Field at Mile High are ready for the AFC battle. (Photos by Gabriel Christus, unless noted)
The Broncos held the November AFC Player of the Month to a 6-of-20 passing performance for just 88 yards. His passer rating of 45.4 was his lowest of his career. (Photos by Eric Bakke, unless noted)
The Broncos surged back in the second half but dropped a 13-10 decision in Nashville to the Tennessee Titans. (Photos by Eric Bakke, unless noted)