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    NFL announces compensatory picks

    The Bengals get 4 picks (1 in the 3rd round, 1 in the 6th round and 2 in the 7th round)


    NFL announces 32 compensatory picks for 15 teams

    A total of 32 compensatory choices in the 2008 NFL Draft have been awarded to 15 teams, the NFL announced.

    Under terms of the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement, a team losing more or better compensatory free agents than it acquires in a year is eligible to receive compensatory draft picks.

    The number of picks a team receives equals the net loss of compensatory free agents up to a maximum of four. The 32 compensatory choices announced today will supplement the 220 choices in the seven rounds of the 2008 NFL Draft (April 26-27). This year, the compensatory picks will be positioned within the third through seventh rounds based on the value of the compensatory free agents lost.

    Compensatory free agents are determined by a formula based on salary, playing time and postseason honors. The formula was developed by the NFL Management Council. Not every free agent lost or signed by a club is covered by this formula.

    One club this year (St. Louis) will receive a compensatory pick even though it did not suffer a net loss of compensatory free agents. Under the formula, the compensatory free agents St. Louis lost were ranked higher than the ones it signed (by a specified point differential based upon salary and performance).


    Source: http://www.nfl.com/draft/story?id=09...o&confirm=true

    Code:
    Team               Round       Pick No. 
    Washington           3           96 
    Cincinnati           3           97 
    Atlanta              3           98 
    Baltimore            3           99 
    Philadelphia         4           131 
    Buffalo              4           132 
    Baltimore            4           133 
    Tennessee            4           134 
    Green Bay            4           135 
    San Diego            5           166 
    New York Giants      6           199 
    Philadelphia         6           200 
    Indianapolis         6           201 
    Indianapolis         6           202 
    Philadelphia         6           203 
    Miami                6           204 
    Indianapolis         6           205 
    Baltimore            6           206 
    Cincinnati           6           207 
    Baltimore            7           240 
    Carolina             7           241 
    Washington           7           242 
    Chicago              7           243 
    Cincinnati           7           244 
    Miami                7           245 
    Cincinnati           7           246 
    Chicago              7           247 
    Chicago              7           248 
    Washington           7           249 
    Carolina             7           250 
    Buffalo              7           251 
    St. Louis            7           252
    Last edited by CTA513; 03-31-2008 at 07:03 PM.


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