NFL Announces 32 Compensatory Draft Choices to 15 Clubs

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NFL Announces 32 Compensatory Draft Choices to 15 Clubs

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NFL ANNOUNCES 32 COMPENSATORY DRAFT CHOICES TO 15 CLUBS​

A total of 32 compensatory choices in the 2018 NFL Draft have been awarded to 15 teams, the NFL announced today. 

Under the rules for compensatory draft selections, a team losing more or better compensatory free agents (“CFA”) than it acquires in the previous year is eligible to receive compensatory draft picks. 

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.  No club may receive more than four compensatory picks in any one year.  If a club qualifies for more than four compensatory picks after offsetting each CFA lost by each CFA gained of an equal or higher value, the four highest remaining selections will be awarded to the club. 

The Collective Bargaining Agreement limits the number of compensatory selections to the number of clubs then in the League (32).  This year, five clubs: the Atlanta Falcons, the Baltimore Ravens, the Houston Texans, the New England Patriots, and the New York Giants qualified for compensatory selections under the net loss formula, but will not receive those picks because the final numerical values of the CFAs who were lost by those clubs ranked 33rd through 37th among the final numerical values of all compensatory selections.  Each of those five clubs will receive compensatory selections for other CFAs lost whose final numerical values ranked within the top 32.  

The following 2018 compensatory draft picks have been determined by the NFL Management Council for the 2018 NFL Draft, which will be held on April 26-28 in Dallas: 

Round

Round Choice/

Overall Selection

Team

3

33-97

Arizona

3

34-98

Houston

3

35-99

Denver

3

36-100

Cincinnati

 

 

 

4

33-133

Green Bay

4

34-134

Arizona

4

35-135

New York Giants

4

36-136

New England

4

37-137

Dallas

 

 

 

5

33-170

Cincinnati

5

34-171

Dallas

5

35-172

Green Bay

5

36-173

Dallas

5

37-174

Green Bay

 

 

 

6

33-207

Green Bay

6

34-208

Dallas

6

35-209

Kansas City

6

36-210

Oakland

6

37-211

Houston

6

38-212

Oakland

6

39-213

Minnesota

6

40-214

Houston

6

41-215

Baltimore

6

42-216

Oakland

6

43-217

Oakland

6

44-218

Minnesota

 

 

 

7

33-251

Los Angeles Chargers

7

34-252

Cincinnati

7

35-253

Cincinnati

7

36-254

Arizona

7

37-255

Tampa Bay

7

38-256

Atlanta

The compensatory free agents lost and gained in 2017 by the clubs that will receive compensatory picks in the 2018 Draft: 

ARIZONA

Lost:

Campbell, Calais; Cooper, Marcus; Jefferson, Tony; Minter, Kevin; Okafor, Alex; Swearinger, D.J.

Gained:

Dansby, Karlos; Dawson, Phil; Peterson, Adrian*

 

ATLANTA

Lost:

Compton, Tom; DiMarco, Patrick; Robinson, Aldrick; Weems, Eric; Worrilow, Paul

Gained:

Crawford, Jack; Poe, Dontari; Roberts, Andre

 

BALTIMORE

Lost:

Aiken, Kamar; Ducasse, Vladimir; Guy, Lawrence; Juszczyk, Kyle; Wagner, Rick

Gained:

Carr, Brandon; Jefferson, Tony; Woodhead, Danny

 

CINCINNATI

Lost:

Burkhead, Rex; Dansby, Karlos; Hunt, Margus; Peko, Domata; Whitworth, Andrew; Zeitler, Kevin

Gained:

Minter, Kevin; Smith, Andre

 

DALLAS

Lost:

Carr, Brandon; Church, Barry; Claiborne, Morris; Crawford, Jack; Davis, Ryan; Dunbar, Lance; Leary, Ronald; McClain, Terrell; Sanchez, Mark; Wilcox, J.J.

Gained:

Paea, Stephen

 

DENVER

Lost:

Okung, Russell; Watson, Dekoda; Webster, Kayvon; Williams, Sylvester

Gained:

Leary, Ronald; Peko, Domata; Watson, Menelik

 

GREEN BAY

Lost:

Cook, Jared; Hyde, Micah; Lacy, Eddie; Lang, T.J.; Peppers, Julius; Tretter, J.C.

Gained:

Evans, Jahri

 

HOUSTON

Lost:

Aboushi, Oday; Bouye, A.J.; Demps, Quintin; Jones, Don; Simon, John

Gained:

 

 

KANSAS CITY

Lost:

Foles, Nick; Poe, Dontari​

Gained:

Logan, Bennie

 

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS

Lost:

Te'o, Manti; Woodhead, Danny

Gained:

Okung, Russell

 

MINNESOTA

Lost:

Ellison, Rhett; Kalil, Matt; Munnerlyn, Captain; Patterson, Cordarrelle; Peterson, Adrian*; Smith, Andre

Gained:

Keenum, Case; Murray, Latavius; Reiff, Riley; Remmers, Mike

 

NEW ENGLAND

Lost:

Blount, LeGarrette; Long, Chris; Mingo, Barkevious; Ryan, Logan; Sheard, Jabaal

Gained:

Burkhead, Rex; Gilmore, Stephon; Guy, Lawrence

 

NEW YORK GIANTS

Lost:

Gould, Robbie; Hankins, Johnathan; Newhouse, Marshall; Sensabaugh, Coty

Gained:

Ellison, Rhett; Smith, Geno

 

OAKLAND

Lost:

Allen, Nate; Bates, Daren; Hayden, D.J.; Holmes, Andre; McGee, Stacy; Murray, Latavius; Rivera, Mychal; Trawick, Brynden; Watson, Menelik

Gained:

Cook, Jared; Newhouse, Marshall; Patterson, Cordarrelle

 

TAMPA BAY

Lost:

Glennon, Mike; McDougald, Bradley; Shepard, Russell; Spence, Akeem

Gained:

Baker, Chris; Jackson, DeSean; Wilcox, J.J.

 

*Adrian Peterson qualifies as a CFA lost by Minnesota and signed by New Orleans.  His contract was subsequently traded by New Orleans to Arizona.  By rule, Peterson also counts as a CFA gained by Arizona via trade.

2018 NFL COMPENSATORY DRAFT PICKS

Cincinnati

4

Dallas

4

Green Bay

4

Oakland

4

Arizona

3

Houston

3

Minnesota

2

Atlanta

1

Baltimore

1

Denver

1

Kansas City

1

Los Angeles Chargers

1

New England

1

New York Giants

1

Tampa Bay

1

TOTAL

32

SUMMARY OF COMPENSATORY DRAFT PICKS, 1994-2018 

Baltimore

49

Green Bay

42

Dallas

41

New England

35

Los Angeles Rams

33

Cincinnati

32

Pittsburgh

32

Philadelphia

30

San Francisco

30

Tennessee

30

Seattle

29

Buffalo

28

Kansas City

24

New York Giants

24

Arizona

22

Indianapolis

22

Denver

21

Detroit

21

Oakland

21

Los Angeles Chargers

20

Miami

20

Atlanta

19

Jacksonville

19

Minnesota

19

Tampa Bay

19

Carolina

17

Chicago

17

Houston

15

New York Jets

14

Cleveland

13

Washington

12

New Orleans

10

TOTAL

780