FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – The NFL Draft is still 128 days away, but the order of the first 20 picks will be decided over the final two weeks of the 2018 regular season. The remaining 12 spots are determined by the postseason results.
That's a big deal for teams that will likely end up with a top-10 pick. And right now, the Atlanta Falcons are in line for one of those impact players.
2019 NFL DRAFT
- Location: Nashville, TN
- TV coverage: ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, NFL Network
- Dates: April 25, 2019 – April 27, 2019
With two games to go against NFC South foes Carolina and Tampa Bay, Atlanta has been eliminated from playoff contention and is sitting at 5-9. The outcomes of those two games will likely have a significant impact on where the Falcons end up picking.
Now that Week 15 is officially in the books, here is the current draft order with the final 12 playoff teams being projections (SOS denotes strength of schedule):
|25||Cowboys (to Raiders)||8-6||.487|
|27||Bears (to Raiders)||10-4||.433|
|32||Saints (to Packers)||12-2||.475|