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.
The Denver Broncos will hold a training camp practice on Saturday, Aug. 7, at 6 p.m. at INVESCO Field at Mile High that is free and open to the public.
Fans are encouraged to arrive early to avoid delays entering the stadium as a large crowd is expected. Last year, the 13,402 fans who watched the Broncos' training camp practice at INVESCO Field at Mile High represented the largest practice attendance in franchise history.
"The stadium practice will be a great opportunity for the team and coaches to get re-acclimated with our stadium," Head Coach Josh McDaniels said. "We'll get a chance to run through all of the elements of a live game experience, including sideline communication and the setup of the coaches' booth. It also provides us the opportunity to have an energetic practice in front of our great fans, which always excites the players and the staff in training camp."
Below are some key points regarding the Broncos' INVESCO Field at Mile High practice on Saturday, Aug. 7: