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The NFL will not hold a supplemental draft this year

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The NFL will not hold a supplemental draft this year. Tom Pelissero of broke the news via Twitter:

The Collective Bargaining Agreement gives the NFL the option to hold a supplemental draft each year, but it is not mandated.

The draft provides an opportunity for players to be drafted, who were not eligible to enter the spring draft. If a team drafts a player, they will forfeit the corresponding pick in next year's NFL Draft. For example, if a team selects a player in the fourth round of the supplemental draft, they will lose their fourth round pick for the next NFL Draft.

Safety Jalen Thompson was the lone player selected in the 2019 supplemental draft; he was selected by the Arizona Cardinals in the fifth round. Past supplemental draft picks include Cris Carter, Ahmad Brooks, and Josh Gordon. The Baltimore Ravens have elected to make a supplemental draft pick only once, when they took offensive tackle Jared Gaither in 2007.