FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – The Falcons were awarded two compensatory picks for the 2019 NFL Draft —a fourth- and a fifth-round pick.
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 7-9 in 2018, now have a total of nine draft picks in the draft. Here are all nine of the Falcons picks:
· Round 1: No. 14 overall
· Round 2: No. 45
· Round 3: No. 79
· Round 4: No. 117, No. 137 (compensatory pick)
· Round 5: No. 152, No. 172 (compensatory pick)
· Round 6: No. 186
· Round 7: No. 230
The draft begins April 25-27 in Nashville, Tenn.