Houston Texans key offseason dates, draft information and more

By SportsRadio 610

After a disappointing 4-12 season, the Houston head into the 2021 offseason looking to get their franchise back on track and make progress towards getting back to playoff football.

Before they can do that, however, there is a host of important dates events they must reach this offseason, including the NFL Draft and free agency.

Here is everything the Texans have moving forward to this spring and summer:

February 23: Franchise tag window opens

March 8: Franchise tag window expected to close

March 17: Free agency begins

April 5: Offseason workouts begin

April 23: Final day of restricted free agency

April 28: Final day to match offer sheets for restricted free agents

April 29 - May 1: NFL Draft
Texans First Pick: Third-Round - Pick 67

Unrestricted Free Agents (16)
QB AJ McCarron
OLB Brennan Scarlett
CB Gareon Conley
WR Will Fuller
ILB Dylan Cole
T Roderick Johnson
CB Vernon Hargreaves
FS Michael Thomas
LS Jon Weeks
CB Phillip Gaines
RT Brent Qvale
OLB Kyle Emmanuel
DE Carlos Watkins
CB Brandon Williams

Restricted Free Agents (6)
DT PJ Hall
RB Dontrell Hilliard
CB Cornell Armstrong
RB Buddy Howell
S AJ Moore
DT Kingsley Opara

Exclusive Rights Free Agents (2)
TE Pharaoh Brown
DT Auzoyah Alufohai