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Chiefs Receive One Compensatory Pick in the 2024 NFL Draft

The Chiefs now possess seven selections in the upcoming NFL Draft

The Kansas City Chiefs received one compensatory pick in the 2024 NFL Draft on Friday, pushing their overall total to seven selections.

Compensatory picks are allotted to teams that lost significant free agents the year prior and are determined by a formula based on salary, playing time and postseason honors. The newly acquired selection is in the fifth round (No. 172 overall).

[UPDATE: The NFL adjusted its compensatory selection allocations on March 11, moving the Chiefs' additional pick to No. 173 overall. The change also impacted a handful of the Chiefs' other selections. The changes are reflected below].

[UPDATE: The league made another adjustment on March 19, moving the Chiefs' fourth-round pick (No. 132 overall) up one spot. No other selections were altered. The change is reflected below].

[UPDATE: The Chiefs swapped seventh-round selections with the Tennessee Titans as part of a trade on March 29, sending Kansas City the No. 221 overall pick].

Here's a look at the Chiefs' updated allotment of draft selections this year.

Round 1: No. 32 overall

Round 2: No. 64 overall

Round 3: No. 95 overall

Round 4: No. 131 overall

Round 5 (via Dallas): No. 159 overall

Round 5: No. 173 overall (Compensatory Pick)

Round 7: No. 221 overall

The 2024 NFL Draft kicks off on April 25 in Detroit and will continue over the course of three days.

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