NFL releases official draft order

FLOWERY BRANCH — The NFL released Tuesday the official order of the coming draft, which will be held April 28-30 in Chicago.

The Falcons, who pick 17th in the first round, have five picks this season.

The team lost its fifth-round pick as a penalty resulting from pumping fake noise into the Georgia Dome during the 2013 and 2014 seasons. The team traded its sixth-round pick to acquire guard Andy Levitre from Tennessee.

The Falcons have picks in the second round (50th overall), third round (81st), fourth round (115th) and seventh round (238th).

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