The 2010 National Footbal League (NFL) Schedule will be released later in the day tonight at 7pm ET. Along with the announcement of the 2010 NFL Schedule is the disclosure of the NFL Drafts. For the meantime, al ESPN also provided some key dates for the NFL 2010 Schedule:
April 21: Deadline for old club to exercise right of first refusal to restricted free agents.
May 24-26: NFL spring meeting, Dallas
June 1: Deadline for old clubs to send tender to unsigned unrestricted free agents to receive exclusive negotiating rights for rest of season if player is not signed by another club by July 22.
June 1: Deadline for old clubs to send tender to unsigned restricted free agents or to extend qualifying offer to retain exclusive negotiating rights.
June 15: Deadline for old clubs to withdraw original qualifying offer to unsigned restricted free agents and still retain exclusive negotiating rights by substituting tender of 110 percent of previous year’s salary.
June 27-30: NFL Rookie Symposium, Carlsbad, Calif.
Mid-July: Training camps open.
July 22: Signing period ends at 4 p.m. for unrestricted free agents who received June 1 tender.
Aug. 8: Pro Football Hall of Fame Game: Cowboys vs. Bengals, 8 p.m. ET, Canton, Ohio
Aug. 12-16: First preseason weekend
Aug. 31: Roster cutdown to maximum of 75 players.
Sept. 4: Roster cutdown to maximum of 53 players
Sept. 9-13: Kickoff 2010 Weekend.
Sept. 12: TBD at Giants, Meadowlands Stadium
Sept. 13: TBD at Jets, Meadowlands Stadium
Feb. 6, 2011: Super Bowl XLV, Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas.