July 16 — Deadline for any club that designated franchise player to sign that player to a multiyear contract or extension.
Aug. 2 — Hall of Fame game, Chicago vs. Baltimore at Canton, Ohio.
Aug. 5 — Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Canton, Ohio.
Aug. 9-13 — First weekend of preseason.
Sept. 1 — Final cutdown to 53-man roster.
Sept. 6 — Regular season opens: Atlanta at Philadelphia.
Sept. 9-10 — First weekend of regular season.
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