NFL Supplemental Draft 2016: Start Time, Date, Order, Rules, Eligible Prospects

July 13, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While it might not be the most traditional way of acquiring talent, teams have the ability to bring in some high-upside players through the NFL supplemental draft.
The league created the event for players who have seen their circumstances change—often regarding their eligibility with their college teams—since the regular NFL draft.
Hall of Famer Cris Carter is the most successful player to join the league through this process, but there have been a handful of notable prospects in recent years, including Josh Gordon, Ahmad Brooks and Terrelle Pryor. 
Although there are only a few players eligible each year and it's possible no one gets selected, here is what you need to know heading into Thursday's draft.
2016 NFL Supplemental Draft Date: Thursday, July 14
Time: 1 p.m. ET
Format Unlike other drafts where teams have to wait their turn to take someone they are interested in, the entire proc...

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