National Football League gives 3 compensatory draft picks to Broncos

National Football League gives 3 compensatory draft picks to Broncos

National Football League gives 3 compensatory draft picks to Broncos

The NFL awarded 32 compensatory picks to 15 teams in Rounds 3-7 based on a net loss of free agents past year.

Denver was awarded three compensatory picks on Tuesday, the National Football League announced.

The NFL announced that 32 compensatory choices were awarded to 15 clubs. 252 and 254). OTC projects that the fifth-round selection was awarded for losing offensive lineman Billy Turner last offseason. New England will have 14 total picks in the 2020 draft.

The Steelers were awarded the 102nd, which is the 38th selection in the third round. Under the system, clubs that suffer a net loss of compensatory free agents during the prior free-agent signing period are eligible to receive a corresponding number of compensatory selections in the following year's draft, up to a maximum of four. The formula was developed by the NFL Management Council.

Tight end Jesse James and cornerback Rashaan Melvin were among the other free agents Detroit added in free agency, while the team lost nobody of note on the market.

The Giants were one of six teams (Denver, Houston, Minnesota, Philadelphia, Seattle) awarded three compensatory draft picks.

The limit for compensatory picks is four per team.

The Broncos lost Shaquil Barrett, Tramaine Brock, Max Garcia, Matt Paradis, Bradley Roby and Billy Turner in free agency previous year, while they added Bryce Callahan, Kareem Jackson and Ja'Wuan James. "They've given you more ability to move up and down in the draft by moving those picks".

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