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  • Sat., Jan. 21, 2017 1:00 PM MST East-West Shrine Game East-West Shrine Game, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, Florida.
  • Sat., Jan. 28, 2017 12:30 PM MST Senior Bowl Senior Bowl, Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama
  • Sun., Jan. 29, 2017 6:00 PM MST NFL Pro Bowl NFL Pro Bowl, Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
  • Sun., Feb. 05, 2017 4:30 PM MST Super Bowl LI Super Bowl LI, NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas
  • Wed., Feb. 15, 2017 12:00 AM MST First day to designate Franchise or Transition players First day for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.
  • Tue., Feb. 28, 2017 12:00 AM MST Combine Timing and Testing The Combine begins in Indianapolis and runs through March 6.
  • Wed., Mar. 01, 2017 2:00 PM MST Deadline to designate Francise or Transition Players Prior to 4:00 p.m., New York time, deadline for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.
  • Tue., Mar. 07, 2017 12:00 AM MST Teams may negotiate with their own Unrestricted Free Agents

    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.

  • Thu., Mar. 09, 2017 12:00 AM MST 2017 League Year and Free Agency begin

    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.

  • Sun., Mar. 26, 2017 12:00 AM MDT Annual League Meeting Annual League Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.
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Tradition

Season Results - 1978
1978 Preseason Schedule (2-2)
Date Attendance Score Opponent Game Site Notes
Aug. 5 48,027 W 17-12 Houston Oilers Astrodome Saturday night
Aug. 12 74,619 L 21-14 Dallas Cowboys Mile High Stadium Saturday night
Aug. 19 18,301 W 23-13 Buffalo Bills Rich Stadium Saturday night
Aug. 25 73,559 L 24-13 San Francisco 49ers Mile High Stadium Friday night

1978 Regular Season Schedule (10-6; 1st AFC West)
Date Attendance Score Opponent Game Site Notes
Sept. 3 74,904 W 14-6 Oakland Raiders Mile High Stadium  
Sept. 11 46,508 L 12-9 Minnesota Vikings Metropolitan Stadium Monday night (OT)
Sept. 17 74,983 W 27-14 San Diego Chargers Mile High Stadium  
Sept. 24 60,593 W 23-17 Kansas City Chiefs Arrowhead Stadium Overtime
Oct. 1 74,989 W 28-7 Seattle Seahawks Mile High Stadium  
Oct. 8 50,077 L 23-0 San Diego Chargers San Diego Stadium  
Oct. 16 75,008 W 16-7 Chicago Bears Mile High Stadium Monday night
Oct. 22 54,057 L 7-6 Baltimore Colts Memorial Stadium  
Oct. 29 62,948 W 20-17 Seattle Seahawks Kingdome Overtime
Nov. 5 74,983 L 31-28 New York Jets Mile High Stadium  
Nov. 12 70,856 W 19-7 Cleveland Browns Cleveland Stadium  
Nov. 19 74,965 W 16-3 Green Bay Packers Mile High Stadium  
Nov. 23 71,785 L 17-14 Detroit Lions Silverdome Thursday
Dec. 3 53,932 W 21-6 Oakland Raiders Oakland Coliseum  
Dec. 10 74,149 W 24-3 Kansas City Chiefs Mile High Stadium  
Dec. 16 74,104 L 21-17 Pittsburgh Steelers Mile High Stadium Saturday

1978 AFC Divisional Playoff Game
Date Attendance Score Opponent Game Site Notes
Dec. 30 48,921 L 33-10 Pittsburgh Steelers Three Rivers Stadium Saturday