With the Super Bowl behind us, the 2015 off-season officially begins. But as they say in football ‘There is no off-season'. So, with that in mind, here are the upcoming dates to remember for the Raiders.
*All times are Pacific
February 2 - NFL waiver system begins February 16 - March 2 - Franchise or transition tag period February 17-23 -- NFL scouting combine March 7, 9:00am - Free Agent negotiation period begins March 10, 1:00pm - Free Agency opens (start of league year), teams must be under salary cap March 22 - Veteran free agent combine March 22-25 - Owners meetings April 6 - Derek Carr, Khalil Mack press conferences April 7 - Off-season program begins (teams with new head coaches) April 21-23 - Voluntary minicamp April 24 - Deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets April 29 - Deadline to exercise right of first refusal to RFA's April 30, 5:00pm - NFL Draft Round 1 May 1, 12:00pm - NFL Draft Rounds 2-3 May 2, 12:00pm - NFL Draft Rounds 4-7 May 8-10 - Rookie minicamp May 19-21 - First OTA May 26-28 - Second OTA June 1-4 - Third OTA June 9-11 - Mandatory minicamp June 21, 9:00am - Rookie Symposium July 26 - Raiders rookies report to training camp in Napa July 30 - Raiders veterans report to training camp in Napa September 1 - Roster cuts to get to 75 players due September 5 - Roster cuts to get to 53 players due