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NFL Offseason Schedule 2022, Including Dates for Scouting Combine, Free Agency, NFL Draft & Workouts

Isaiah De Los Santos
NFL offseason schedule 2022, including dates for scouting combine, free agency, NFL Draft and workouts.
NFL offseason schedule 2022, including dates for scouting combine, free agency, NFL Draft and workouts. / Katelyn Mulcahy/GettyImages

The NFL offseason is about to kick into high gear with the Super Bowl officially putting capping off the 2021 campaign. There's plenty for football fans to look forward to, from trade and free agency rumors to the NFL Draft.

NFL Offseason Schedule 2022

Here's everything you need to know about the 2022 NFL offseason.

NFL Combine 2022 Date

The 2022 NFL Scouting Combine is a showcase of the top college prospects ahead of the draft. These NFL hopefuls will participate in a variety of events, from the bench press to 40-yard sprints.

The combine is set to take place March 1-7 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.

NFL Free Agency Start

At 12 p.m. ET on March 14, teams are allowed to begin discussions with agents of impending free agents.

The official start of the 2022 NFL league year will be at 4 p.m. ET on March 16, and that's when contracts with free agents can actually be signed.

NFL Draft Date and Time 2022

The NFL Draft will take place in Las Vegas over three days at the end of April.

  • Day 1, which features only the first round, is on Thursday, April 28 and starts at 8 p.m. ET
  • Day 2, which features the second and third rounds, is on Friday, April 29 and starts 7 pm. ET
  • Day 3, which features Rounds 4-7, is on Saturday, April and starts at 12 p.m. ET

NFL Offseason Workouts 2022

On April 4, teams who have new head coaches can begin their offseason workout programs. On April 18, teams with returning head coaches can start their workouts.

From May 6-9, or May 13-16, teams are allowed to host three-day rookie minicamps after the draft.

Each team's official dates for OTAs and full minicamps will be set later in the offseason.

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