NFL announces compensatory picks for 2013 NFL Draft

PHOENIX -- The NFL announced on Monday from the 2013 NFL owners meetings that the league awarded 32 compensatory picks to 16 different clubs. These picks are given to teams losing more or better compensatory free agents than they acquires in the previous year.

The Atlanta Falcons and Baltimore Ravens received the most compensatory picks, with four each, while the Houston Texans , Kansas City Chiefs and Tennessee Titans each received the highest-possible pick, with an third-round selection each.

The Texans, who lost Jason Allen , Mike Brisiel , Joel Dressen and Mario Williams (while gaining Bradie James and Donnie Jones ) were awarded the highest selection of all teams, netting the 95th-overall pick (33rd pick in the third round).

Since 1994, no one has more compensatory picks awarded than the Ravens with 37, for those fans freaking out about Baltimore's free-agent exodus. (The Green Bay Packers are next with 31.) And this year, once again, Mr. Irrelevant will be chosen by the Indianapolis Colts , who hold the final pick in the NFL Draft. (Compensatory picks cannot be traded.)

Team
Round
Pick-Overall Pick
Texans
3
33-95
Chiefs
3
33-96
Titans
3
33-97
Ravens
4
33-130
San Francisco 49ers
4
34-131
Detroit Lions
4
35-132
Falcons
4
36-133
Miami Dolphins
5
33-166
Packers
5
34-167
Ravens
5
35-168
Texans
6
33-201
Titans
6
34-202
Ravens
6
35-203
Chiefs
6
36-204
Oakland Raiders
6
37-205
Pittsburgh Steelers
6
38-206
Philadelphia Eagles
7
33-239
Cincinnati Bengals
7
34-240
Seattle Seahawks
7
35-241
Seahawks
7
36-242
Falcons
7
37-243
Falcons
7
38-244
Lions
7
39-245
49ers
7
40-246
Ravens
7
41-247
Titans
7
42-248
Falcons
7
43-249
Dolphins
7
44-250
Bengals
7
45-251
49ers
7
46-252
New York Giants
7
47-253
Colts
7
48-254
CBS Sports Senior Writer

Will Brinson joined CBS Sports in 2010 and enters his seventh season covering the NFL for CBS. He previously wrote for FanHouse along with myriad other Internet sites. A North Carolina native who lives... Full Bio

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