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NFL Draft order 2013: NFC South to reload with top-15 picks

With the Falcons playoff-bound, the rest of the NFC South compiled 7-9 records and will pick from No. 13 to No. 15 in the 2013 NFL draft.

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While the Atlanta Falcons await their playoff opponent on their bye week, the three teams the Falcons bested in the NFC South were locked into their NFL draft selection positions as the NFL regular season came to an end.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints will pick in slots No. 13 to No. 15 in the 2013 NFL draft, while the Falcons pick will be determined by how the playoffs play out for the NFC's No. 1 overall seed.

Here's the top 20 draft order for 2013:

1. Kansas City Chiefs (2-14)
2. Jacksonville Jaguars (2-14)
3. Oakland Raiders (4-12)
4. Philadelphia Eagles (4-12)
5. Detroit Lions (4-12)
6. Cleveland Browns (5-11)
7. Arizona Cardinals (5-11)
8. Buffalo Bills (6-10)
9. New York Jets (6-10)
10. Tennessee Titans (6-10)
11. San Diego Chargers (7-9) .
12. Miami Dolphins (7-9)
13. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7-9)
14. Carolina Panthers (7-9)
15. New Orleans Saints (7-9)
16. St. Louis Rams (7-8-1)
17. Pittsburgh Steelers (8-8)
18. St. Louis Rams (7-8-1) from Dallas Cowboys (8-8)
19. New York Giants (9-7)
20. Chicago Bears (10-6)

Playoff bound teams' selection order will be determined by the results of the NFL playoffs.

21. Washington Redskins (to St. Louis Rams) (10-6)
22. Minnesota Vikings (10-6)
23. Cincinnati Bengals (10-6)
24. Baltimore Ravens (10-6)
25. Seattle Seahawks (11-5)
26. Indianapolis Colts (11-5)
27. Green Bay Packers (11-5)
28. San Francisco 49ers (11-4-1)
29. Houston Texans (12-4)
30. New England Patriots (12-4)
31. Denver Broncos (13-3)
32. Atlanta Falcons (13-3)

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