(AP) - March 3 _ Deadline for clubs to designate franchise or transition players.
March 8 _ Clubs are permitted to contact and enter into contract negotiations with certified agents of players.
March 11 _ All clubs must be under the 2014 salary cap; free agency begins; trading period begins.
March 23-26 _Owners meetings, Orlando, Fla.
April 7 _ Clubs that hired a new head coach after the end of the 2013 regular season may begin offseason workout programs.
May 2 _ Deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets.
May 7 _ Deadline for club to exercise right of first refusal for its restricted free agents.
May 8-10 _2014 NFL draft, New York.
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