As the excitement and buzz of the 2022 NFL season winds down, we can now look ahead to 2023! Sure, it’s a bit depressing without our weekly football fix – but there are still plenty of things for diehard fans to get excited about. From building on established rivalries and forming unlikely connections between teams over time – this upcoming off-season is sure to be one of surprises. Here’s hoping that those creative sparks ignited in ’22 will carry through into an unforgettable ‘23 campaign!!!
Football fans brace yourselves, because it’s never a dull moment! Free Agency is about to begin and the draft is coming up soon. Even when the season ends, football fanatics certainly aren’t left high and dry. Preparation for the upcoming draft always has something exciting in store! It’s a whirlwind of activity that never seems to end. Check out SchwartziesSports NFL Draft Coverage and get all the information and background on your teams needs and player profiles. See what the “experts” are saying. Have fun with the Draft Simulator that lets you become the General Manager – predict the outcome of what your team will do.
The 2023 NFL off-season is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated in recent memory. With a record setting $224.8 million salary cap, teams will have more money and flexibility than ever before when it comes to signing free agents and making trades. This could lead to some interesting moves as teams look to improve their rosters for the upcoming season. Some of the biggest names that could potentially hit the open market include former league MVP Lamar Jackson, Sequon Barkely , Josh Jacobs and Geno Smith just to name a few of the many marquee players in the league. Teams may also use this opportunity to rebuild by trading away veterans for draft picks or younger players with potential upside. With so much on the line during this off-season, it’s sure to be an exciting time for football fans everywhere!
Feb 21 – March 7: Franchise/transition tag window
Feb 28 – March 6: NFL Combine (Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis)
March 7-31: Pro Days
March 13-15: Free Agency Legal Tampering period
March 15: New league year begins. Free agency officially begins. Trading period begins.
March 26-29: Owners’ Meetings
April 3: Off season workouts can begin for teams with new Head Coaches
April 17: Off season workouts can begin for teams with returning Head Coaches
April 27-29: 2023 NFL Draft (Kansas City, MO)
May 1: Fifth year option deadline
May 5-8 or 12-15: Rookie minicamps
Mid May: Anticipated schedule release
Late May: OTAs and minicamps begin
Late July: Training camps open
Get ready for a new and exciting 2023 NFL season! Take some time to sit back, relax, and recharge – there are plenty of opportunities coming up that will make you feel energized. Don’t miss out on the fun this season!