Now that the offseason has officially started for every NFL team, it’s a good time to inform die-hard Cowboys fans of some of the more important dates coming up. In the pages to follow, I’ve highlighted the more important events you’ll want to list in your calendars as provided by NFL.com.
February 17 – Franchise Tagging Begins
First day for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.
Cowboys Angle: There are questions whether Dallas will franchise tag a player again this season. The previous two years, the Cowboys tagged defensive end Anthony Spencer. If Dallas were to tag Spencer once again, it would raise his yearly salary nearly 50%. With the Cowboys front office struggling to get under the salary cap this offseason, it’s unlikely Dallas would pull that trigger again. Find out who they might tag in the following pages.