NFL Draft Moves to May in 2014
The NFL had explored changing venues and locations but ultimately ruled in favor of keeping the draft in New York City at its current venue.
The change in dates will have no impact on other events, according to league offices.
The 2014 NFL Scouting Combine will be held February 18-25 in Indianapolis.
The new league year and the start of Free Agency begins on March 11, 2014.
NFL owners meetings will take place March 23-26 in Orlando.