ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the NFL and NFLPA have agreed on the new 2021 league start date, and other key dates that will proceed.
Per the brief, the new league year will begin on March 17. Another key date is the NFL Draft, which is scheduled for April 29 - May 1.
New NFL year scheduled to begin March 17.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 18, 2020
NFL Draft on for April 29 through May 1. pic.twitter.com/HKRAhUiPur
NFLPA informed agents that it has agreed with NFL to key offseason dates: Franchise tag designation is Feb. 23 to March 9; free agency begins March 17; NFL draft is April 29 to May 1.— MarkMaske (@MarkMaske) November 18, 2020