Chiefs Will Have No Compensatory Picks in This Year's NFL Draft

The NFL announced this year’s compensatory choices

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The NFL announced the 33 compensatory choices for the upcoming 2016 NFL Draft Friday. Although the Kansas City Chiefs will receive no additional picks in 2016, you can find out which teams will in the NFL notice below:

Under the rules for compensatory draft selections, a team losing more or better compensatory free agents than it acquires in the previous year is eligible to receive compensatory draft picks.

The compensatory picks will be positioned within the third through sixth rounds based on the value of the compensatory free agents lost.

Compensatory picks may not be traded this year.  A rule change approved by clubs in 2015 will permit compensatory draft picks to be traded beginning in 2017.

*Compensatory free agents are determined by a formula based on salary, playing time and postseason honors.  The formula was developed by the NFL Management Council.  Not every free agent lost or signed by a club is covered by this formula. *

The following 2016 compensatory draft picks have been determined by the NFL Management Council for the 2016 NFL Draft, which will be held on April 28-30 in Chicago:



2016 Compensatory NFL Draft Picks

Round

Round Choice-Overall Pick

Team

3

33-95

Detroit

3

34-96

New England

3

35-97

Seattle

3

36-98

Denver

4

33-131

Green Bay

4

34-132

Baltimore

4

35-133

San Francisco

4

36-134

Baltimore

4

37-135

Dallas

4

38-136

Denver

4

39-137

Green Bay

4

40-138

Cleveland

4

41-139

Buffalo

5

33-170

Arizona

5

34-171

Seattle

5

35-172

Cleveland

5

36-173

Cleveland

5

37-174

San Francisco

5

38-175

San Diego

6

33-208

New England

6

34-209

Baltimore

6

35-210

Detroit

6

36-211

San Francisco

6

37-212

Dallas

6

38-213

San Francisco

6

39-214

New England

6

40-215

Seattle

6

41-216

Dallas

6

42-217

Dallas

6

43-218

Buffalo

6

44-219

Denver

6

45-220

Pittsburgh

6

46-221

New England

* *

2016 Total Number of Comp Picks

Team

Number

Dallas

4

New England

4

San Francisco

4

Baltimore

3

Cleveland

3

Denver

3

Seattle

3

Buffalo

2

Detroit

2

Green Bay

2

Arizona

1

Pittsburgh

1

San Diego

1

For more information, visit the NFL Communications website here.

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