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Browns, Jets lead way on compensatory picks

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With the league announcing its compensatory picks, the Cleveland Browns and New York Jets scouting departments will be quite busier now, as both teams received four compensation picks on Monday afternoon.

The Browns and Jets between them picked up a quarter of the 32 additional choices that are based upon teams losing more or better compensatory free agents from the year before than it acquired. Four picks is the maximum a team can acquire, and no compensatory pick can be higher than a third-round draft choice.

The Oakland Raiders received the only third-round pick, the 95th choice overall in the draft.

Here is a look at the entire list of compensatory picks awarded by round and what selection the pick is overall.

Third round:

95. Oakland

Fourth round

128. Minnesota

129. Oakland

130. Baltimore

131. New York Giants

132. Green Bay

133. Green Bay

134. Minnesota

135. Dallas

Fifth round

168, Oakland

169. Baltimore

170. Indianapolis

Sixth round

202. New York Jets

203. New York Jets

204. Cleveland

205. Cleveland

206. Indianapolis

207. Carolina

Seventh round

240. Pittsburgh

241. Green Bay

242. New York Jets

243. Green Bay

244. New York Jets

245. Cleveland

246. Pittsburgh

247. Cleveland

248. Pittsburgh

249. Atlanta

250. San Diego

251. Buffalo

252. St. Louis

253. Indianapolis


 

Below are the compensatory free agents lost and signed last year by the clubs that will receive compensatory picks in the 2012 NFL Draft:

ATLANTA. Lost: Harvey Dahl, Michael Koenen Signed: Ray Edwards, Reggie Kelly

BALTIMORE. Lost: Chris Chester, Dawan Landry, Le’Ron McClain, Donte’ Stallworth, Josh Wilson Signed:

Vonta Leach, Bernard Pollard, Ricky Williams

BUFFALO. Lost: Paul Posluszny, Donte Whitner.  Signed: Brad Smith, Tyler Thigpen

CAROLINA. Lost: Jeff King, Richard Marshall, Matt Moore Signed: Ron Edwards, Olindo Mare

CLEVELAND. Lost: Abram Elam, Matt Roth, Chansi Stuckey, Jason Trusnik, Lawrence Vickers, Floyd Womack, Eric Wright. Signed: Brandon Jackson, Dimitri Patterson, Usama Young

DALLAS. Lost: Stephen Bowen, Sam Hurd Signed: Abram Elam

GREEN BAY. Lost: Daryn Colledge, Korey Hall, Brandon Jackson, Cullen Jenkins, Jason Spitz

INDIANAPOLIS. Lost: Charlie Johnson, Clint Session

MINNESOTA. Lost: Ray Edwards, Ben Leber, Tarvaris Jackson, Sidney Rice Signed: Remi Ayodele, Charlie Johnson.

NEW YORK GIANTS. Lost: Kevin Boss, Barry Cofield, Steve Smith Signed: David Baas, Steve Weatherford

NEW YORK JETS. Lost: Drew Coleman, Braylon Edwards, Shaun Ellis, Brad Smith, Steve Weatherford.

OAKLAND. Lost: Nnamdi Asomugha, Robert Gallery, Bruce Gradkowski, Zach Miller, Thomas Howard Signed: Kevin Boss, Stephen Heyer

PITTSBURGH. Lost: Nick Eason, Keyaron Fox, Matt Spaeth

SAN DIEGO. Lost: Kevin Burnett, Darren Sproles Signed: Travis LaBoy, Takeo Spikes

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