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.
|Aug. 10||38,923||L 14-10||Washington Redskins||RFK Stadium||Friday night|
|Aug. 18||39,088||W 38-17||St. Louis Cardinals||Mile High Stadium||Saturday night|
|Aug. 26||59,097||L 43-7||San Francisco 49ers||Candlestick Park|
|Aug. 31||42,336||W 16-14||Buffalo Bills||Mile High Stadium||Friday night|
|Sept. 9||41,860||L 17-10||Baltimore Colts||Mile High Stadium|
|Sept. 16||49,059||W 28-10||Cincinnati Bengals||Mile High Stadium|
|Sept. 23||51,706||L 36-34||San Francisco 49ers||Mile High Stadium|
|Sept. 30||51,159||L 33-14||Chicago Bears||Mile High Stadium|
|Oct. 7||71,414||L 16-14||Kansas City Chiefs||Arrowhead Stadium|
|Oct. 14||32,801||W 48-20||Houston Oilers||Astrodome|
|Oct. 22||51,270||T 23-23||Oakland Raiders||Mile High Stadium||Monday night|
|Oct. 28||55,108||W 40-28||New York Jets||Shea Stadium|
|Nov. 4||46,565||T 17-17||St. Louis Cardinals||Busch Stadium|
|Nov. 11||51,034||W 30-19||San Diego Chargers||Mile High Stadium|
|Nov. 18||48,580||W 23-13||Pittsburgh Steelers||Three Rivers Stadium|
|Nov. 25||51,331||W 14-10||Kansas City Chiefs||Mile High Stadium|
|Dec. 2||51,508||L 22-10||Dallas Cowboys||Mile High Stadium|
|Dec. 9||44,954||W 42-28||San Diego Chargers||San Diego Stadium|
|Dec. 16||51,910||L 21-17||Oakland Raiders||Oakland Coliseum|