NFL clubs may begin contract negotiations with the players listed in the following categories at 10:00 a.m., New York time, Tuesday, July 26.
Beginning at 6:00 p.m., New York time, on Friday, July 29, clubs may extend Offer Sheets to, or sign, such players, pursuant to the procedures applicable to each category.
Please note there are six categories of free agents:
1. Restricted Free Agents who received Qualifying Offers from their Old Clubs and are subject to the First Refusal/Compensation system of the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement: