Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 3/8/14
The new league year starts on March 11th, and it's a key date for many reasons. Here's a rundown of the NFL's line of business before and after 4 PM on March 11th (per NFL.com). March 8-11: Clubs are permitted to contact, and enter into contract negotiations with, the certified agents of players who will become unrestricted free agents upon the expiration of their 2013 player contracts at 4 p.m. ET on March 11. However, a contract cannot be executed with a new club until 4 p.m. ET on March 11.March 11: New league year, free agency beginsMarch 11: Before 4 p.m. ET, clubs must exercise options for 2014 on all players who have option clauses in their 2013 contracts. March 11: Before 4 p.m. ET, clubs must submit qualifying offers to their restricted free agents with expiring contracts.March 11: Before 4 p.m. ET, clubs must submit a minimum salary tender to retain exclusive negotiating rights to their players with expiring 2013 contracts and who have fewer than three accrued Seasons of free agency credit.March 11: All clubs must be under the 2014 salary cap before 4 p.m. ET. Updated Tampa Bay Buccaneers unrestricted free agents: Dan Orlovsky, QB Spencer Larsen, RB Brian Leonard, RB Erik Lorig, FB Tiquan Underwood, WR Kyle Adams, TE Nate Byham, TE Jamon Meredith, OL Ted Larsen, OL Daniel Te'o-Nesheim, DE Gary Gibson, DT Jonathan Casillas, LB Adam Hayward, LB Dekoda Watson, LB Jacob Cutrera, LB Michael Adams, CB Danny Gorrer, CB Rian Lindell, K Derek Landri, DL Andrew Economos, LS Michael Hill, RB Jordan Rodgers, QB  
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