Ok guys! Our favorite time is on the horizon, and you all know that I like to go by a schedule. This is a TENTATIVE SCHEDULE. It can get moved up, but it won't get moved back. Our goal in Hard Knocks is to complete as many seasons as we possibly can! I am going to start with this week and break it down by each offseason stage. Sunday 10/7/2012 Week 17 Tuesday 10/9/2012 Wildcard Round Thursday 10/11/2012 Divisional Round Saturday 10/13/2012 Conference Championships Sunday 10/14/2012 HK Bowl VIII Monday 10/15/2012 Resignings begin. You will have 24 hours to negotiate and try to resign guys to your roster. This is the time you can also Franchise Tag 1 Player. (Be aware if you franchise a player he receives a substantial contract. ryty32 can confirm the increase on the players contract.) Trading re-opens. Scouting continues Tuesday 10/16/2012 Free Agent Bidding Begins. Remember for Year 1 the Pigskin Pick'em Winners can mark one player off their team that an owner within the conference cannot attempt to sign. Wednesday 10/17/2012 Free Agency Bidding Continues. This is your chance to see the other teams involved and re-negotiate your bid. Thursday 10/18/2012 Final Free Agency Bids. This is your last chance to place bids. Scouting Continues Friday 10/19/2012 Final Scouting Stage begins. This is your last chance to scout players for the upcoming Draft. Sunday 10/21/2012 Trade block is closed at 12 PM CT for all player for pick, or player for player transactions. NFL Draft commences at 6 PM CT, and will run through the night until the draft is complete. We will have a Skype call going on during the draft. Rookie Resignings stage after the draft. (It automatically signs your rookies). This stage will be skipped. Monday 10/22/2012 Pre-Season Year 2 Begins. During the entire offseason. Your team cannot go below 48 players at any given time. Please be aware of all your transactions.