Rams’ pending free agents, future opponents and key offseason dates
By Rich Hammond
RAMS OFFSEASON AT A GLANCE
Pending unrestricted free agents: Running back Lance Dunbar, receiver Sammy Watkins, tight end Derek Carrier, offensive linemen Cornelius Lucas and John Sullivan, defensive linemen Dominique Easley and Tyrunn Walker, linebacker Connor Barwin, cornerbacks Nickell Robey-Coleman and Trumaine Johnson, safeties Cody Davis, Isaiah Johnson and Lamarcus Joyner, and long snapper Jake McQuaide.
Pending restricted free agents: Running back Malcolm Brown, offensive linemen Aaron Neary and Darrell Williams, linebackers Matt Longacre, Cameron Lynch and Garrett Sickels, and cornerback Troy Hill
2018 home opponents*: Chargers, Arizona, Green Bay, Kansas City, Minnesota, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle.
*one game to be played in Mexico.
2018 road opponents: Arizona, Chicago, Detroit, Denver, New Orleans, Oakland, San Francisco, Seattle.
NFL key dates:
Feb. 27-March 5: NFL scouting combine held in Indianapolis.
March 6: Deadline for teams to designate franchise- or transition-tag players for 2018.
March 12-14: Three-day window for teams to negotiate with pending unrestricted free agents.
March 15: Signing period begins for unrestricted free agents.
April 16: Teams with returning head coaches can begin offseason programs.
Mid-to-late April: NFL announces full 2018 regular-season schedule.
April 26-28: NFL draft held in Dallas.
Mid-to-late July: Team training camps open.
Aug. 2: Hall of Fame preseason game.
Sept. 6: NFL regular-season opener.