NFL Supplemental Draft 2015: Reported Date, Format, Rules, Eligible Prospects

June 30, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2015 NFL supplemental draft officially has a date.   
According to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, this year's supplemental draft will take place Thursday, July 9. 
NFL.com's Henry Hodgson provided a list of the players eligible to be selected in the supplemental draft:
Players are usually eligible for the supplemental draft because they missed the filing deadline for the regular draft or had some kind of issue that affected their college eligibility. 
In terms of how the supplemental draft format works, Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk broke it down in 2012.
The order is determined in a lottery style, broken down into three different tiers. The first drawing features teams that won six or fewer games, which is followed by the next group of teams that won seven or more games but didn't make the playoffs. 
The final tier features all 12 playoff teams. Last year's worst team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, have the best odds o...

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