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2018 NFL Draft: Here is where the Falcons pick and who they’ve selected before

Posted Apr 4, 2018

The Atlanta Falcons enter the 2018 NFL Draft with a total of seven draft picks

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – The NFL Draft is 23 days away and the Falcons are heading into the annual three-day event with a total of seven picks.

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Of course, that could always change. But as of right now, that’s what general manager Thomas Dimitroff has it his disposal when things kick off April 27 in Arlington, Texas, the site of this year’s draft.

So, where and when exactly will the Falcons pick? Here are the Falcons’ picks in each round, the overall pick number and the five previous players they’ve selected in each of those rounds:

April 27, 2018
ROUND 1
No. 26 overall

(AP Photo by John Bazemore)

Previous five first-round picks:


Friday, April 28
ROUND 2
No. 58 overall

(Photo by Aaron M. Sprecher via AP)

Previous five second-round picks:

  • 2017: N/A
  • 2016: Deion Jones (pictured above)
  • 2015: Jalen Collins
  • 2014: Ra'Shede Hageman
  • 2013: Robert Alford
  • 2012: Peter Konz

Friday, April 28
ROUND 3
No. 90 overall

(AP Photo by Darron Cummings)

Previous five third-round picks:


Saturday, April 29
ROUND 4

No. 126 overall

(AP Photo by Carlos Osorio)

Previous five fourth-round picks:


Saturday, April 29
ROUND 5
None: No. 163 overall traded to Denver Broncos for Ty Sambrailo

(AP Photo by Richard Shiro)

Previous six fifth-round picks:


Saturday, April 29
ROUND 6
No. 200 overall

(AP Photo by Lynne Sladky)

Previous five sixth-round picks:

  • 2017: N/A
  • 2016: Wes Schweitzer
  • 2015: N/A
  • 2014: N/A
  • 2013: N/A
  • 2012: Charles Mitchell
  • 2011: Matt Bosher (pictured above)
  • 2010: Shann Schillinger
  • 2009: Spencer Adkins

Saturday, April 29
ROUND 7
Nos. 244 and 256 overall

(AP Photo by Tony Avelar)

Previous five seventh-round picks:

  • 2017: N/A
  • 2016: Devin Fuller
  • 2015: Jake Rodgers, Akeem King (pictured above)
  • 2014: Yawin Smallwood, Tyler Starr

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