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The Vikings Offseason Schedule: A Look Ahead to 2018

Team should be moved into their new Eagan headquarters by March.

Now that the Super Bowl is over, let’s take a look ahead at some key offseason dates for the Vikings:


February 5th: 2018 waiver system begins

February 20th: First day to designate franchise or transition players

February 27th – March 5th: Scouting Combine (Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN)


March 6th: Deadline to apply franchise or transition tags (3pm CST)

March 12th: Teams may begin negotiating with unrestricted free agents

March 14th: Free agency begins (3pm CST)


April 2nd: Teams with new head coaches may begin offseason workout programs

April 16th: Teams with returning head coaches may begin offseason workout programs

April 20th: Deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets

April 26th – April 28th: NFL Draft (AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX)

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Sean Borman

Sean Borman is a writer with Minnesota roots that's still somehow an optimist. He was an intern with the Vikings during college and is an IT nerd by day. You can find Sean on the golf course and on Twitter @SeanBormanNFL.

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