Cardinals, Patriots, Washington receive most extra picks

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Not only did New England receive two third-round picks, but their four total compensatory picks tied for the most.

The Cardinals and Washington also each received four compensatory picks.

In all, 15 teams received additional selections after losing more or better compensatory free agents (CFA) than it acquired last year based on a formula using salary, playing time and postseason honors.

The Patriots lost Danny Amendola, Johnson Bademosi, Malcolm Butler, Cameron Fleming, Dion Lewis and Nate Solder as CFAs, according to the NFL. They signed CFAs Adrian Clayborn and Jeremy Hill.

The Patriots’ extra picks are in the third round (No. 97 overall and No. 101 overall), sixth round (No. 205) and seventh round (No. 252).

Washington received four extra picks for losing Will Compton, Kirk Cousins, Ryan Grant, Spencer Long, Trent Murphy and Niles Paul, while signing Paul Richardson, according to the NFL.

Washington’s extra choices are in the third round (96th overall), fifth round (173rd), sixth round (206th) and seventh round (253rd).

The Cardinals lost Jaron Brown, John Brown, Blaine Gabbert, Kareem Martin, Drew Stanton and Tramon Williams as CFAs, while signing Justin Pugh and Andre Smith, per the NFL.

Their extra choices are in the sixth round (No. 207) and the seventh round (248, 249, 254).

The Bengals, Rams and Vikings each received three compensatory choices each, while Atlanta and Philadelphia gained two each.

Baltimore, Carolina, Dallas, Indianapolis, Kansas City, the Giants and San Francisco each gained one.

That totals 32 extra picks awarded in the 2019 draft.

18 responses to “Cardinals, Patriots, Washington receive most extra picks

  1. jets2469 says:
    February 22, 2019 at 3:36 pm
    Good now nfl take away all of the patriots picks

    3 2 Rate This

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    That’s right in line with Goodell’s cheating them before, so why not, right?

  2. Everyone wants Goodell to take away the Patriots’ picks because they think that’s going to help their team. Belichick and Brady make the best out of nothing. Keep that in mind. In reality, the losers are too focused on the winner.

  3. The Cards lost nobody of of real value and still managed to pick up two picks in the process. Those picks may be long shots, but the Cards have thoee picks. Hopefully the scouting department will get the job done for a change.

  4. wib22 says:
    February 22, 2019 at 3:55 pm
    PSIgate
    Kraftgate
    Winning too many Super Bowls (inciting mass crying and whining)

    It never ends

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    You’re right.

  5. alongthegulf says:
    February 22, 2019 at 4:27 pm
    The Cards lost nobody of of real value and still managed to pick up two picks in the process. Those picks may be long shots, but the Cards have thoee picks. Hopefully the scouting department will get the job done for a change

    Unlikely, until Keim is shown the door, same ole cards smh

  6. Pats will be contenders as long as they have BB coaching and Brady behind center. It doesn’t matter if they have 20 picks or 2.

    BB is actually pretty middlin’ when it comes to the draft. There are always a few head scratchers. His coaching covers a lot of his GM mistakes.

  7. Not only will the Patriots have the most picks, but they only had this past year’s top to picks for the end of the year with only Michel dressing; so they’ll be a large influx of young players on the roster in 2019.

  8. BB is actually pretty middlin’ when it comes to the draft. There are always a few head scratchers. His coaching covers a lot of his GM mistakes.
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    unencumbered by the facts and just parroting a myth. actually during his time in NE he has drafted more eventual all pros and pro bowlers than ANY other franchise. he has been the best GM in the league by far.

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