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 are happy to celebrate special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries and proposals with their fans at home games. You can purchase either a Happy Birthday or personalized message to appear on the scoreboard during halftime of a Broncos game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Messages will appear on the south scoreboard during halftime. Please note the following request guidelines:
1. Announcement requests must be made one month in advance of the desired announcement date and will be honored on a first-come, first-serve basis as space is limited.
2. The fee for a Happy Birthday message is $125.00 and includes the name and age of recipient.
The fee for a personalized message is $200.00, which allows for 12 words maximum in the announcement and is great for celebrating any occasion. All fees will be donated to Denver Broncos Charities.
Examples of each tiered message are below:
$125.00: "Happy 40th Birthday, Paul!"
$200.00: "Congratulations on your 30th Anniversary Mom and Dad! Love, Sarah"
3. All announcements are subject to modification by the Denver Broncos Football Club.
If you'd like to submit a scoreboard annoucement request through our online server, please click here.
For additional information about scoreboard announcements, please contact:Denver Broncos Marketing Department