This is based on the performance of the player during tryouts and practices. It is also dependent upon the players importance to the team and how they are evaluated.
In 2008, the average guaranteed salary for a first-round pick in the NFL was $11,924,000.
Brett Favre was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the 2nd round of the 1991 NFL Draft.
The Atlanta Falcons in the second round of the 1991 draft.
Auburn's Pat Sullivan was the only quarterback selected by Atlanta in the 1972 draft. He was chosen in the second round as the 40th overall pick.
He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the first round of the 1998 NFL Draft.
Favre, who was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round of the 1991 draft, signed a $1.4 million contract for three years. He also received a $450,000 bonus. Favre was traded to the Green Bay Packers after the 1991 season.
First round. Correction: Brett Favre was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round of the NFL draft (33rd selection)
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It depends on who it is. It depends on how good he is and how old he is.
For 2008 second-round picks, the player earned an average of $1,932,000 guaranteed.(For an article on Yahoo! Sports on the topic of draft picks, see the Related Link.)