NFL Calendar

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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