The NFL has announced its 2015 calendar for the off-season, wrapping up key dates for next season.
One of those events announced was the dates for the 2015 NFL Draft to be held in Chicago. The league announced that the Draft will be held April 30 through May 2 in Chicago. The first round will be being Thursday April 30th, following the same format the league adopted a few years ago.
And NFL Draft is April 30 thru May 2 in Chicago.
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As for free agency, the period will begin Tuesday March 10th at 4 p.m. EST. If the Bears do decide to make a change at head coach, a move will likely come very quickly due to the free agent period beginning in early March.