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2024 NFL Draft: NFL awards 34 compensatory picks to 14 teams

EDITOR'S NOTE: The NFL has released recalculated compensatory draft picks for the 2024 NFL Draft, with the Cincinnati Bengals receiving a third-round selection instead of the first of their two sixth-round selections.

The NFL announced on Friday it has awarded 34 compensatory picks to 14 teams for the 2024 NFL Draft, which will be held April 25-27 in Detroit.

The 34 compensatory picks include two special selections that were awarded at the end of the third round to the teams -- the Rams and 49ers -- that have had a minority employee hired as a head coach or primary football executive by another club. The special compensatory picks were instituted as an amendment to the 2020 Collective Bargaining Agreement in an effort to promote equal employment opportunities within NFL teams.

Separate from the special compensatory picks, a team that loses more or better compensatory free agents than it acquires in the previous year is eligible to receive compensatory draft picks, per the league. The compensatory picks are positioned from Round 3 to Round 7 based on the value of the compensatory free agents lost. The formula that determines compensatory free agents is based on salary, playing time and postseason honors.

Below is the full list of compensatory picks awarded to teams ahead of this year's draft (special compensatory picks denoted by an asterisk):


96) Jacksonville Jaguars
97) Cincinnati Bengals
98) Philadelphia Eagles
99) Los Angeles Rams*
100) San Francisco 49ers*


133) San Francisco 49ers
134) Buffalo Bills
135) Baltimore Ravens


168) New Orleans Saints
169) Green Bay Packers
170) New Orleans Saints
171) Philadelphia Eagles
172) Philadelphia Eagles
173) Kansas City Chiefs
174) Dallas Cowboys
175) New Orleans Saints
176) San Francisco 49ers


209) Los Angeles Rams
210) Philadelphia Eagles
211) San Francisco 49ers
212) Jacksonville Jaguars
213) Los Angeles Rams
214) Cincinnati Bengals
215) San Francisco 49ers
216) Dallas Cowboys
217) Los Angeles Rams
218) New York Jets
219) Green Bay Packers
220) Tampa Bay Buccaneers


253) Los Angeles Chargers
254) Los Angeles Rams
255) Green Bay Packers
256) New York Jets
257) New York Jets

Here's a breakdown of the number of compensatory picks allotted by team (asterisk denotes a special compensatory pick is included in the team's total):

Table inside Article
Team Total compensatory picks
Los Angeles Rams 5*
San Francisco 49ers 5*
Philadelphia Eagles 4
Green Bay Packers 3
New Orleans Saints 3
New York Jets 3
Cincinnati Bengals 2
Dallas Cowboys 2
Jacksonville Jaguars 2
Baltimore Ravens 1
Buffalo Bills 1
Kansas City Chiefs 1
Los Angeles Chargers 1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1

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