NFL awards compensatory draft picks

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2013 NFL Draft compensatory picks
RdNo./OverallTeam
333/95Houston Texans
334/96Kansas City Chiefs
335/97Tennessee Titans
433/130Baltimore Ravens
434/131San Francisco 49ers
435/132Detroit Lions
436/133Atlanta Falcons
533/166Miami Dolphins
534/167Green Bay Packers
535/168Baltimore Ravens
633/201Houston Texans
634/202Tennessee Titans
635/203Baltimore Ravens
636/204Kansas City Chiefs
637/205Oakland Raiders
638/206Pittsburgh Steelers
733/239Philadelphia Eagles
734/240Cincinnati Bengals
735/241Seattle Seahawks
736/242Seattle Seahawks
737/243Atlanta Falcons
738/244Atlanta Falcons
739/245Detroit Lions
740/246San Francisco 49ers
741/247Baltimore Ravens
742/248Tennessee Titans
743/249Atlanta Falcons
744/250Miami Dolphins
745/251Cincinnati Bengals
746/252San Francisco 49ers
747/253N.Y. Giants
748/254Indianapolis Colts

A total of 32 compensatory choices in the 2013 NFL Draft have been awarded to 16 teams, the NFL announced Monday.

The Bills did not recieve a compensatory selection.

Under the rules for compensatory draft selections, a team losing more or better compensatory free agents than it acquires in the previous 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 222 choices in the seven rounds of the 2013 NFL Draft (April 25-27), which will kick off in primetime for the fourth consecutive year.

The first round will be held on Thursday, April 25 and begin at 8 p.m. ET. The second and third rounds are set for Friday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. ET followed by Rounds 4-7 on Saturday, April 27 at noon ET.

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.

Two clubs this year (Indianapolis and the New York Giants) will each receive a compensatory pick even though they did not suffer a net loss of compensatory free agents last year. Under the formula, the compensatory free agents lost by these clubs were ranked higher than the ones they signed (by a specified point differential based upon salary and performance).

This article appears courtesy of NFL.com

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