Through 11 NFL Drafts under general manager Thomas Dimitroff, the Falcons have selected nearly 80 players. (Click through the images above to see all 79 picks and where they are now.)
Nine of those selections — Matt Ryan, Julio Jones, Devonta Freeman, Vic Beasley, Desmond Trufant, Thomas DeCoud, William Moore, Deion Jones and Keanu Neal — have made a Pro Bowl. About two dozen have been primary starters for more than two seasons.
As the Falcons prepare for Dimitroff's 12th draft, April 25-27 in Nashville, they are finalizing their plans for their nine picks.
The Falcons have the 14th pick in the draft, but also picked up compensatory picks in the fourth and fifth rounds.
The Falcons were awarded two compensatory picks for losing free agents — Adrian Clayborn, Taylor Gabriel, Dontari Poe and Andre Roberts — last season. The Falcons gained Brandon Fusco and Logan Paulsen.
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