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. 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|
|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|
|Dec. 30||48,921||L 33-10||Pittsburgh Steelers||Three Rivers Stadium||Saturday|