The NFL won’t maintain a supplemental draft for the second straight 12 months, a supply confirmed to ESPN.
The supplemental draft is obtainable for gamers whose eligibility conditions modified after the January declaration deadline for the common draft. In 2019, the 12 months of the newest supplemental draft, the Arizona Cardinals made the one choose once they chosen security Jalen Thompson within the fifth spherical.
Different notable supplemental picks have been quarterback Terrelle Pryor (2011) and extensive receiver Josh Gordon (2012), although there are additionally a number of years when no picks had been made.
Underneath the collective bargaining settlement, the NFL has the correct to determine whether or not to carry the supplemental draft annually. NFL Community first reported that the supplemental draft was off for 2021.
That is the third time since its inception in 1977 that the supplemental draft will not be held. Together with 2020 and 2021, there was no such draft in 2008 because of an absence of candidates.