Here’s a look at the structure and schedule of the voluntary offseason workout program for the 2021 League Year:

  • Nine weeks in length.
  • Voluntary except for one mandatory mini-camp.

First phase – four weeks (April 19 to May 14)

  • Virtual meetings
  • Two hours per day at club’s direction
  • No on-field drills or work with coaches
  • Facility and weight room capacity limits remain in place.
  • Clubs will make every effort to have the vaccine available for players, staff and families during the first phase of the program.

Second phase – one week (May 17 to May 21)

  • Virtual meetings
  • On-field drills with coaches per CBA rules – no contact/teaching pace

Third phase – four weeks (May 24 to June 18)

  • Traditional OTAs (10 days) – full speed but no contact
  • In-person or virtual meetings
  • Includes mandatory minicamp

Payment per CBA and individual player contracts (for workout bonuses)

  • Player’s eligibility for bonus payment determined by terms of player contract

Covid protocols- as negotiated with the NFLPA with following enhancements:

  • Daily testing with Mesa test
  • Staff vaccination protocols
  • Other regular season protocols in place (distancing, masks, etc.)

No change in Rookie Football Development Program or post-draft Rookie minicamp