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. 7||63,644||L 33-7||New York Jets||Mile High Stadium||Friday night|
|Aug. 15||41,502||L 24-14||Miami Dolphins||Orange Bowl||Saturday night|
|Aug. 22||72,450||W 17-7||Green Bay Packers||Mile High Stadium||Saturday night|
|Aug. 29||41,713||W 24-20||Cincinnati Bengals||Riverfront Stadium||Saturday night|
|Sept. 6||74,796||W 9-7||Oakland Raiders||Mile High Stadium|
|Sept. 13||58,513||L 13-10||Seattle Seahawks||Kingdome|
|Sept. 20||74,804||W 28-10||Baltimore Colts||Mile High Stadium|
|Sept. 27||74,844||W 42-24||San Diego Chargers||Mile High Stadium|
|Oct. 4||51,035||W 17-0||Oakland Raiders||Oakland Coliseum|
|Oct. 11||74,816||W 27-21||Detroit Lions||Mile High Stadium|
|Oct. 18||74,672||L 28-14||Kansas City Chiefs||Arrowhead Stadium|
|Oct. 25||77,757||L 9-7||Buffalo Bills||Rich Stadium|
|Nov. 2||74,834||W 19-17||Minnesota Vikings||Mile High Stadium||Monday night|
|Nov. 8||74,859||W 23-20||Cleveland Browns||Mile High Stadium||Overtime|
|Nov. 15||64,518||W 24-7||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Tampa Stadium|
|Nov. 22||57,207||L 38-21||Cincinnati Bengals||Riverfront Stadium|
|Nov. 29||51,533||L 34-17||San Diego Chargers||San Diego Stadium|
|Dec. 6||74,744||W 16-13||Kansas City Chiefs||Mile High Stadium|
|Dec. 13||74,527||W 23-13||Seattle Seahawks||Mile High Stadium|
|Dec. 20||40,125||L 35-24||Chicago Bears||Soldier Field|