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Cowboys Aren't Getting Any Compensatory Picks

16 teams were awarded 32 compensatory picks for next month's draft



    The NFL announced the recipients of compensatory draft picks on Monday, and the Dallas Cowboys got none.

    32 picks were given to 16 teams--teams who were deemed to have lost more and/or better free agents than they acquired in the past year and thus thought eligible for compensatory picks by the league. The formula the league bases their decision on hinges on salary, playing time and postseason honors/awards.

    Historically, the Cowboys have done alright where compensatory picks are concerned.

    In fact, since the league began awarding teams compensatory picks back in 1994, the Cowboys are tied for the third most--along with the Eagles and the Oilers/Texans--with 30.

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