The term in use these days is “legal tampering.” Doesn't seem sensible, and some might call it the “cheating period” instead.
Regardless, on Monday, two days before the NFL's 2021 business year begins, the 32 teams and agents for the players will be making deals.
Lots of deals, even if they aren't official until Wednesday. “I hate calling it the legal tampering period because that just seems like that’s a debacle of the English language,” Rams general manager Les Snead says. “Legal tampering, and tampering is illegal?