Falcons awarded three compensatory picks ahead of the 2021 NFL Draft

The Falcons have been awarded three compensatory picks in this year's draft 

The Atlanta Falcons were awarded three compensatory picks for the 2021 NFL Draft: Pick No. 180 and No. 183 in the fifth round and No. 219 in the sixth round.

Compensatory picks are awarded to teams based on the number of players a team lost or gained in free agency the prior year. The picks come at the end of rounds 3-7. No team can receive more than four compensatory picks in one draft.

The Falcons – who finished 4-12 last season – now have nine picks heading into the draft which starts on April 29. Atlanta owns the No. 4 overall pick this year's draft.

Here's a look at where the Falcons will pick in each round:

First round: No. 4 overall

Second round: No. 35 overall

Third round: No. 68 overall

Fourth round: No. 108 overall

Fifth round: No. 148 overall, No. 179 overall, No. 182 overall

Sixth round: No. 186 overall, No. 218 overall

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