Live from TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. December 6th, Noon.
|2015 Pre Season Schedule|
|8/15||Tampa Bay||7 PM|
|8/29||@ Dallas||6 PM|
|9/03||@ Tennessee||7 PM|
|2015 Regular Season Schedule|
|9/14||@ San Francisco||9:20 PM|
|9/27||San Diego||12 PM|
|10/4||@ Denver||3:25 PM|
|10/18||Kansas City||12 PM|
|10/25||@ Detroit||12 PM|
|11/1||@ Chicago||12 PM|
|11/8||St. Louis||12 PM|
|11/15||@ Oakland||3:05 PM|
|11/22||Green Bay||3:25 PM|
|11/29||@ Atlanta||12 PM|
|12/10||@ Arizona||7:25 PM|
|12/27||NY Giants||12 PM|
|1/3||@ Green Bay||12 PM|
Important NFL Dates
Jan. 3: Week 17 of the regular season.
Jan. 4: Earliest permissible date for clubs to renegotiate or extend the rookie contract of a drafted rookie who was selected in any round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Any permissible renegotiated or extended player contract will not be considered a rookie contract, and will not be subject to the rules that limit rookie contracts. Option exercise period begins for fifth-year option for first-round selections from the 2013 NFL Draft. To exercise the option, the club must give written notice to the player on or after Jan. 4, 2016, but prior to May 3, 2016.
Jan. 9-10: Wild Card playoffs.
Jan. 10: Assistant coaches under contract to playoff clubs that have byes in the Wild Card weekend may be interviewed for head coaching positions through the conclusion of the Wild Card games.
Jan. 16-17: Divisional playoffs.
Jan. 17: Assistant coaches under contract to playoff clubs that won their
Wild Card games may be interviewed for head coaching positions through the
conclusion of Divisional Playoff games.
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