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Doug Miller / NewOrleansSaints.com
Q – When can players start being signed in the 2008 free agency signing period?
A – Beginning at 12:01 AM ET on Friday, February 29.
Q -- What are the categories of free agency?
A -- Players are either "restricted" or "unrestricted" free agents. Within the categories are also "transition" and "franchise" players.
Q -- What is the time period for free agency signings this year?
A -- For restricted free agents, from February 29 to April 18; for unrestricted free agents, from February 29 to July 22 (or the first scheduled day of the first NFL training camp, whichever is later); and for franchise players, from February 29 until the Tuesday after the 10th week of the season (November 11). Full Story - NewOrleansSaints.comhttp://www.neworleanssaints.com/Articles/2008/2/NFL Free Agency Primer.aspx