Below is the official NFL calendar of events for the 2009 season:
Sept. 5—Roster cutdown to maximum of 53 players.
Sept. 10—Season opener.
Oct. 12-13—Fall owners meeting, Boston.
Oct. 20—Trading deadline.
Jan. 9-10, 2010—Wild card playoffs.
Jan. 16-17—Divisional playoffs.
Jan. 24—Conference championships.
Jan. 31—Pro Bowl, Miami.
Feb. 7—Super Bowl, Miami.
Feb. 24-March 2—NFL combine, Indianapolis.
March 5—Free agency begins.
March 21-24—Annual owners meeting, Orlando, Fla.
April 22-24—NFL draft.