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NFL supplemental draft schedule: Will the Falcons pick Isaiah Battle today?

The draft kicks off today, so we'll know soon enough.

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There are a handful of players eligible for today's 2015 NFL supplemental draft, and there's a decent chance one of them will be selected this year.

That player is Isaiah Battle, the former Clemson offensive tackle, who is considered easily the best prospect in this crop. You certainly could roll the dice on one of the other available players for a seventh round pick—though most teams would rather hold on to their picks and see who's available in the 2016 NFL Draft—but Battle is easily  the most talented player here, and the only one who may someday turn into a starter.

Available Players

West Georgia DT Dalvon Stuckey
West Georgia DE end Darrius Caldwell
Houston DE Eric Eiland
Connecticut TE Sean McQuillan
Kansas DB Kevin Short
North Carolina Central WR Adrian Wilkins

As our own Matthew "FalconsM5" Chambers wrote last week, the Falcons have been strongly linked to Battle in the run-up to today's draft. The imposing Battle could go anywhere from the 3rd to the 6th round if NFL teams make a bid, though I'd suspect the Falcons would need to surrender a 4th to ensure they got him given their lack of a 2016 5th rounder. That's hardly ideal, but if Battle can live up to his potential, that may wind up being a steal.

If the Falcons do draft Battle, expect him to serve as the team's swing tackle in 2015, with a chance for a starting job down the line. He's got a considerable amount of talent, strength and scheme suitability, so never say never.

Settle in and wait for the results, and use this as your supplemental draft open thread. We'll find out whether the Falcons invested soon enough.