Falcons awarded two compensatory picks in 2019 NFL Draft


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.

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