Here's a refresher on some important NFL dates, with the Bears Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and their veteran mini camp mixed in.
February 17th: The first day NFL teams can use their franchise or transition tags. The tagging period ends on March 3rd at 4 PM Eastern.
February 19th - 25th: NFL Combine
February 20th: Chicago Bears Head Coach Marc Trestman and General Manager Phil Emery address the media from the NFL Combine
March 11th: Free agency begins - There's actually a slew of things happening on March 11th, so be sure to check out the full NFL calendar of events for the complete list.
May 1st: Chicago Bears G.M. Phil Emery Pre-Draft press conference
May 8th - 10th: NFL Draft
May 16th - 18th: Chicago Bears Rookie Mini-Camp
May 27th - June 10th: Chicago Bears OTAs
June 17th - 19th: Chicago Bears Veterans Mini-Camp at Halas Hall
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